Featured in November 2011
This Man Could Rule the World
How Albert-László Barabási went from mapping systems to controlling them
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
The World’s Most Amazing Databases: The Encyclopedia of Life
The EOL, a collaboration by the foremost authorities in biology, is a massive database that tracks every organism on Earth
Amazing Databases: The Wayback Machine
A permanent archive of the Web--some 200 million sites' worth
The Glory of Big Data
Suddenly, we can know the world completely. Next, we reprogram it
FYI: Why Do We Get Goosebumps and Chills When We’re Scared?
For the same reason cats fluff up when they’re threatened. “The general principle is, if you are going to be...
Amazing Databases: The MD-Pro
A massive directory of all viruses, worms, and other malware--as well as a centralized anti-malware arsenal