Cultural Data

The Wolfram Language has built-in access to extensive cultural data in computable form. Free-form linguistics provide a convenient mechanism for accessing all available data; more common categories also have specific associated Wolfram Language functions.

ReferenceReference

(Ctrl+) request data using free-form linguistics

EntityValue general access to values of properties for all types of entities

Movies & Television

MovieData extensive data on feature films

BroadcastStationData data on all licensed US broadcast stations

Music

Accessible via free-form linguistics and EntityValue:

"MusicAct"  ▪  "MusicAlbum"  ▪  "MusicWork"  ▪  "MusicalInstrument"

Publications

ExampleData full text of notable sample books and documents

Accessible via free-form linguistics and EntityValue:

"Periodical"

Art & Architecture

BuildingData data on notable buildings and structures

Accessible via free-form linguistics and EntityValue:

"HistoricalSite"

Languages, Words, & Characters

LanguageData data on the world's languages

WordData data on English words

Religion & Mythology

Accessible via free-form linguistics and EntityValue:

"Religion"  ▪  "Mythology"

People, Names, & Fictional Characters

PersonData data on current and historical figures

Accessible via free-form linguistics and EntityValue:

"GivenName"  ▪  "Surname"  ▪  "FictionalCharacter"