The LinDA Project is happy to announce the Linked Data Hackathon Competition 2015!
Build an innovative app through the use of LinDA’s Linked Data tools.
What do I need to develop?
You can build any app you want, in any language provided that :

See a small tutorial on LinDA API usage here .

How many people could register as a team?
You can work solo or join us with a team of maximum 4 members
How is the hackathon structured?
Register here and you can start building your application right now! See example tutorials of the LinDA tools and their API and get started! Then on 20th of November you can join us at LinDA Workshop / Hackathon Day, fine-tune your application, have a few pizzas :), and present your work! A panel of judges will select and award the 3 coolest applications focusing on creativity and cleverness.

Check the agenda for more schedule details.
What are the prizes?
The best 3 teams will win a raspberry pi 2!
You can pick one of the following themes:
Theme 1 – Startup Miracle
Build an enterprise application, mainly targeted for SMEs or startups, that aims to boost their productivity and innovation. You can select one or more of the following indicative datasets:
  • Linked Economy, http://linkedeconomy.org/
  • Yahoo Finance API, https://developer.yahoo.com/finance/
  • Gapminder Database (http://www.gapminder.org/data/)
  • European Open Data Portal, https://open-data.europa.eu/el/data
  • ENGAGE Portal (http://www.engagedata.eu)
  • DBpedia (http://linda.epu.ntua.gr/query-designer/?dt_id=dbpedia)
Theme 2 – Activist
Demand for social or environmental justice by building an application (e.g.an interactive infographic) that raises awareness on significant but “downplayed” social or environmental issues. You can select one or more of the following indicative datasets:
  • OECD Statistics, http://stats.oecd.org/
  • Water Data centre and Water Statistics, (http://water.europa.eu/data-and-themes)
  • United Nations Environment Data (http://geodata.grid.unep.ch/)
  • Crime Statistics, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Crime_statistics
  • European Open Data Portal, https://open-data.europa.eu/el/data
  • ENGAGE Portal (http://www.engagedata.eu)
  • DBpedia (http://linda.epu.ntua.gr/query-designer/?dt_id=dbpedia)
Theme 3 – Sci-fi Geek
Build an application / interactive infographic around a sci-fi universe of your choice, and may the force be with you! You can use any sci-fi data bank you want, such as:
  • Star Wars API, http://linda.epu.ntua.gr/query-designer/?dt_id=star-wars based on https://swapi.co/
  • Marvel Comics API, http://developer.marvel.com/
  • Comic Vine, http://www.comicvine.com/api/
  • Linked Movie Database (LinkedMDB), http://data.linkedmdb.org/
  • Pokemon Data in RDF, http://datahub.io/dataset/data-incubator-pokedex
  • Memory Alpha for Star Trek, http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki
  • DBpedia (http://linda.epu.ntua.gr/query-designer/?dt_id=dbpedia)