Getting your events into the Knowledge Graph
What festivals are happening this summer near me? Where can I catch a jazz concert, see a comedy show, find a performance of MacBeth, or participate in a 5K race? Millions of users ask Google questions like these about upcoming events every day — but to answer well, Google needs *structured data* directly from the most authoritative websites for each event. In this talk, we'll describe how event organizers, performers, venues, ticketers, and website hosts can participate in Google's new event search features. We'll cover: the new JSON-LD markup format; new schema.org properties for specifying event information in detail; how events are linked to the Knowledge Graph; and what it takes to show your events in Search, Google Now, Maps, and more.
Build a Small Knowledge Graph Part 1 of 3: Creating and Processing Linked Data
This is the first video in a 3-part series. In this video, Jarek Wilkiewicz introduces you to the reference architecture for support of Schema.org Actions (http://goo.gl/vw8rOJ) in the context of a specific use case (a music store). The video then then focuses on exposing entities using Schema.org markup with JSON-LD. The second video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oOwrBEeQss) introduces data loading and graph processing using Cayley, an open source graph database written in Go (https://github.com/google/cayley). Together, the first and second videos cover ETL for linked data. The third video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KB94dIamAQc) details activating the small Knowledge Graph stored in Cayley with Schema.org Actions. After watching the videos you will have a solid foundation to embark upon the Google I/O 2014 Actions Codelab (http://goo.gl/4ykgZ6). Special thanks to: https://www.youtube.com/user/dualcoremusic.