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Why Nonprofits Should Care about Linked Data and the Semantic Web

by Kristen Milhollin

The meaning and implications of the semantic web have not been understood by many people outside of a very small cluster who have embraced it since World Wide Web Founder Tim Berners-Lee announced at TED in 2009  his idea that it would be useful if the internet did more than hold unrelated documents - if it instead began to hold more data, and link related data together in a logical framework. SpaceforGood takes a look at what Linked Data can do, and what nonprofits can do with it.