Nodalpoint shares that, earlier this week, Nucleic Acids Research published its 2008 Database issue, which lists 1078 databases, 110 more than last year. What will happen to all this data, especially if our data mining capabilities can never match the amount of data out there? asks Duncan. "Data is deposited to merely rest in peace, since in all likelihood it will never be accessed again,” he writes.
All That Data, and No One to Look at It
Jan 19, 2008