Data

In the pursuit of knowledge, data is a collection of discrete values that convey information, describing quantity, quality, fact, statistics, other basic units of meaning, or simply sequences of symbols that may be further interpreted. A datum is an individual value in a collection of data. Data is usually organized into structures such as tables that provide additional context and meaning, and which may themselves be used as data in larger structures. Data may be used as variables in a computational process. Data may represent abstract ideas or concrete measurements. Data is commonly used in scientific research, economics, and in virtually every other form of human organizational activity. Examples of data sets include price indices, unemployment rates, literacy rates, and census data. In this context, data represents the raw facts and figures which can be used in such a manner in order to capture the useful information out of it.

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New data reveals the US meat industry is increasingly killing unmarketable animals by slowly roasting them alive

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Satellite data shows sustained severe drought in Europe

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Research on automatic identification of important web sources of information on Wikipedia across various topics and languages. The study based on data from over 200 million references of Wikipedia articles and their quality measures.

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Studying California’s Storms From Above

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‘It’s really sad to see the number of hospital-related deaths of 60,000 in the last month, but that should be considered the minimum.’ — WHO presses China for more data after COVID death tally increases from 37 to 60,000

Google has finally revealed how much water its data centres use

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While on the Moon, astronauts did not have any data to tell how long the small water tank used for cooling in their backpacks would last. After returning to and repressurizing the Lunar Module, they could drain and measure remaining water in the backpacks to confirm the predicted