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Bringing Biodiversity Data Online, One Leaf At A Time
Converting millions of pressed plants into a vital digital archive
Q&A: Stephen Wolfram on the Power and Challenge of Big Data
Popular Science editor Mark Jannot talks to the data wizard about big data, human understanding, and the origin of the universe
Video: A Company’s Algorithms Reveal Hidden Connections Among All That Data
Understanding complex systems
Amazing Databases: OKCupid’s OKTrends
The dating site also keeps enough data to crack the code of human relationships
Now Online: The Royal Society’s 350-Year-Long Archive
Newton, Darwin, and all your other favorites
Can Technology Save the Military From a Data Deluge?
The U.S. military is drowning in data. This is how to save it from the flood
The World’s Most Amazing Databases: WorldCat
Linking all the world's libraries in the biggest bibliography you've ever seen
The Unsplittable Bit
James Gleick asks: as scientists crunch and quantize the world, will they ever reach the end?
Timeline: The Advance of the Data Civilization
A history of revolutions in data, from the cuneiform to your Google search (and Wikipedia research) of the word "cuneiform"
The Santa Cruz Experiment: Can a City’s Crime Be Predicted and Prevented?
By turning its crime problem into a data problem, Santa Cruz is reinventing police work for the 21st century