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Freebase: "an open, shared database of the world's knowledge"


Most of the first-generation mashups have been limited to the data freely available from governments, sites with APIs etc.; I can't wait to see what we'll get now that they can use Freebase. I can't wait to use it myself, for that matter. Best of all, those magical letters: "CC-BY".

Mailhook: email-to-POST service

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Provides email addresses which redirect (POST) to a URL of your choosing.

Piggy Bank - turn your browser into a mashup platform


Piggy Bank plugins are site-specific screen-scrapers that extract structured data as RDF, which can be analyzed, sorted and connected at your leisure, or shared through a "semantic bank".

Yahoo! Pipes

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Pipes is a free online service that lets you remix popular feed types and create data mashups using a visual editor. You can use Pipes to run your own web projects, or publish and share your own web services without ever having to write a line of code.

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