Freebase: A Database of People, Places or Things

Over 39 million topics and a billion facts have been uploaded to Freebase, a community-curated database of well-known people, places, and things. Imagine being able to access information via simple queries using Metaweb Query Language (MQL). That’s Freebase! Freebase is even powering some applications – supplying the topics that apps like Swipp are utilizing to organize and rate topics. Special thanks to Chris Carfi for sharing the technology with me! Via Wikipedia: Freebase is a