Google Releases Structured Public Data Search & Charts

Apr 29, 2009 | 2,089 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In the recent Wolfram Alpha demonstration, Google announced the launch of their structured data feature. The new feature will enable you to compare and find public data.

The new feature will make way for public data to take a more centralized approach in informed public conversation. For example, if you search for population followed by a U.S. state or county, you will see estimates that look like this:

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To get a more detailed graph just click on the result. This interactive chart will enable you to add or remove data for different geographical locations.

Here's a quick video demonstration:

Google also promised to add public data for answers on prices of cookies, asthma frequency, bakers’ salaries, number of wildfires amongst others. At present this information is being collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Division. However, Google hopes to bring in more public data sources.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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