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...
Data storage
Data storage can refer to:
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 ...
Experimental data
Experimental data in science are data produced by a measurement, test method, experimental design or quasi-experimental design. In clinical research any data produced are the result of a clinical tria...
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 ...
Data in Use
Data in Use is an IT term referring to active data which is stored in a non-persistent digital state typically in computer random access memory (RAM), CPU caches, or CPU registers.
Data in Use is...
Machine-generated data
Machine-generated data is information which was automatically created from a computer process, application, or other machine without the intervention of a human. However, there is some indecision as ...
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
Data acquisition
Data acquisition is the process of sampling signals that measure real world physical conditions and converting the resulting samples into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer. ...
Seed loading
Seed loading is a technology used primarily in remote data backup solutions. It prevents large amounts of backup data being sent over the Internet. Instead, the backup is performed locally on a storag...