Equaldex is a collaborative knowledge base for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) movement. The site aims to crowdsource every law related to LGBT rights to provide a comprehensive and global view of the LGBT rights movement. Equaldex uses crowdsourced data to visualize LGBT rights in every country and region. The site also offers LGBT news, timelines of LGBT rights, a database of LGBT organizations, and LGBT Kickstarter projects. Data is contributed and verified by users.
Open APIs are being adopted by a wide range of industries, even those outside the Internet sector. Most recently the pharmaceutical industry is realizing the benefits of APIs in sharing information around drug research. Thomson Reuters now provides the Thomson Reuters Pharma API for investigational drugs data. The service provides access the company's comprehensive source of global pharmaceutical intelligence on drugs.
There are no secrets on the Internet. And now, thanks to StealthModeWatch, it's even easier for people to find your secrets--if you're a company with outside investors. The service, which also includes an API, digs through public records to expose new investments and the people attached to them.
This portion of our series about the Most Interesting APIs in 2018 encompasses all APIs developers could utilize for data manipulation purposes, such as accessing data, extracting data from web sources, creating reports and visualizations, database administration, linking data in apps, and more.