Data
Data (/ˈdeɪtə/ DAY-tə, /ˈdætə/ DA-tə, or /ˈdɑːtə/ DAH-tə) is a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables; restated, pieces of data are individual pieces of information. Data is measured, ...
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Large-Scale Conspiracies Would Quickly Reveal Themselves, Equations Show
If you’re thinking of creating a massive conspiracy, you may be better scaling back your plans, according to an Oxford University researcher.While we can all keep a secret, a study by Dr David Robert ...
Autism Cases In U.S. Jump To 1 In 45: Who Gets The Diagnosis, In 8 Simple Charts
The number of autism cases in the United States appeared to jump dramatically in 2014 according to new estimates released Friday, but researchers said that changes in the format of the questionnaire l...
What Makes A Leader? Clues From The Animal Kingdom
As the American media continues to buzz over who is more or less likely to secure the Republican and Democratic nominations for US President, researchers in the journal Trends in Ecology & Evolution r...
Ethical Trials, Targeted Ads
New method optimizes outcomes for subjects in comparison tests. Clinical trials of new drugs or devices face a problem that most empirical inquiries don’t: They must not only provide clear data about ...
Pangea Delivers Data-Over-Voice Infrastructure In Emerging Markets
One of the most interesting problems facing the technology industry is getting the billions of unconnected people around the world online. Pangea, which presented onstage at Disrupt NY by three romani...
The French Parliament Approves Controversial Surveillance Bill
In an attempt to prevent terrorist attacks, the French Parliament has approved a new surveillance law that gives unprecedented access to intelligence agencies. According to the BBC, the new bill was d...
10 stunning images show the beauty hidden in pi
For any circle you can imagine, if you divide the distance around the circle by the distance across it, you will get pi, or 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097494459230781640628...
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BBC News - Goce gravity map traces ocean circulation
Scientists have produced what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move. The information has been drawn from a range of satellites, but in ...
Aerial Data Visualisation Reveals Life In The United States
PBS is exploring the hidden patterns and rhythms that make America work. They are taking this data and visualizing it in a series being called, "America Revealed" ...
Statista - The Statistics Portal
Find statistics, consumer survey results and industry studies from over 18,000 sources on over 60,000 topics on the internet's leading statistics database...
Automatic identification and data capture
Automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) refers to the methods of automatically identifying objects, collecting data about them, and entering that data directly into computer systems (i.e. wi...
Communications protocol
In telecommunications, a communication protocol is a system of digital rules for data exchange within or between computers. Communicating systems use well-defined formats (protocol) for exchanging mes...
Data (computing)
Data (/ˈdeɪtə/ DAY-tə, /ˈdætə/ DA-tə, or /ˈdɑːtə/ DAH-tə; treated as singular, plural, or as a mass noun) is any sequence of symbols given meaning by specific acts of interpretation. Digital data is ...
Data management
Data management comprises all the disciplines related to managing data as a valuable resource.
The official definition provided by DAMA International, the professional organization for those in th...
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Metadata
Metadata is "data about data". There are two "metadata types;" structural metadata, about the design and specification of data structures or "data about the containers of data"; and descriptive metada...
Vorbis comment
A Vorbis comment is a metadata container used in the Vorbis, FLAC, Theora, Speex and Opus file formats. It allows information such as the title, artist, album, track number or other information about ...
Data storage
Data storage can refer to:
Order One Network Protocol
The OrderOne MANET Routing Protocol is an algorithm for computers communicating by digital radio in a mesh network to find each other, and send messages to each other along a reasonably efficient path...
Resource Description Framework
The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a family of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) specifications originally designed as a metadata data model. It has come to be used as a general method for conc...
Resource Description Framework - Wikipedia
The French Parliament Approves Controversial Surveillance Bill
In an attempt to prevent terrorist attacks, the French Parliament has approved a new surveillance law that gives unprecedented access to intelligence agencies. According to the BBC, the new bill was d...
BBC News - Goce gravity map traces ocean circulation
Scientists have produced what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move. The information has been drawn from a range of satellites, but in ...
Metro Chicago Information Center
Metro Chicago Information Center (MCIC) is an independent, nonprofit research and consulting resource founded in 1990 and based in Chicago, Illinois.MCIC was founded in 1990 by a consortium of busines...
Data at Rest
Data at Rest is an IT term referring to inactive data which is stored physically in any digital form (e.g. databases, data warehouses, spreadsheets, archives, tapes, off-site backups, mobile devices e...
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Statistics
Statistics is the study of the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data. In applying statistics to, e.g., a scientific, industrial, or societal problem, it is conve...