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[2b2k] Tagging big data

According to an article in Science Insider by Dennis Normile, a group formed at a symposium sponsored by the Board on Global Science and Technology, of the National Research Council, an arm of the U.S. National Academies [that’s all they’ve got??] is proposing making it easier to find big scientific data sets by using a standard tag, along with a standard way of conveying the basic info about the nature of the set, and its terms of use. “The group hopes to come up with a protocol within a year that researchers creating large data sets will voluntarily adopt. The group may also seek the endorsement of the Internet Engineering Task Force…”

2 Responses to “[2b2k] Tagging big data”

  1. on 05 Mar 2011 at 5:26 pmTerry Leach

    Seems like the data stack of the Internet Operating System is starting to be more organized and sharable this initiative is a step in that direction.

  2. on 20 Oct 2011 at 9:23 amImam

    Make decision is hard too. That’s enough information about Dennis Normile.