Freebase Overview

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A presentation I gave about Freebase in August 2008. I was asked to talk about Freebase in general and give an overview of the APIs.

A presentation I gave about Freebase in August 2008. I was asked to talk about Freebase in general and give an overview of the APIs.

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  • 1. Freebase Kirrily Robert
  • 2. http://freebase.com/
  • 3. “an open, shared database...”
  • 4. “...of the world’s information”
  • 5. What? How much? Total 4.1m People 800k Places 692k Music album 507k Companies 55k Films 40k Olympic athletes 32k
  • 6. 800,000 people
  • 7. Almost 700,000 locations
  • 8. 500,000 musical albums
  • 9. 55,000 companies
  • 10. 40,000 films
  • 11. 32,000 Olympic athletes
  • 12. 376 types of cheese
  • 13. 234 tall ships