Extra Large Data

Extra Large Data

“How’s this for a challenge? Create a computer based on technology that currently does not exist; analyse and store more data than what is on the daily Internet; and work on a billion dollar project with the formable name of Square Kilometer Array (SKA) that has drawn worldwide attention. And your goal: answer the biggest scientific question that have puzzled humankind for hundreds of years — “Why are we here?”


People in business often say that one should not formulate a question prior to analyzing the data but instead allow the data to tell you what the question should be. I think we can make an exception in this case…


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