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I wanted to point out that almost everything about science is changing because of the impact of information technology. Experimental, theoretical, and computational science are all being affected by the data deluge, and a fourth, “data-intensive” science paradigm is emerging. The goal is to have a world in which all of the science literature is online, all of the science data is online, and they interoperate with each other. Lots of new tools are needed to make this happen.
Note: Jim Gray will forever be linked to defining the fourth paradigm, that of "data-intensive" science
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Werner Vogels
1321 Followers
13 Books with Public Notes
In 1934, the KGB, The Soviet security intelligence agency, recruited three Cambridge University Students: Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean and Harold "Kim" Philby. Three years later, in 1937, two more were recruited: Anthony Blunt and John Cairncross; thus, creating the Cambridge Five.
Note: Add to research for the Bond book. Separate bios for Burgess, Maclean and Philby?
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Jeffery W. Deaver
215 Followers
6 Books with Public Notes
“But Mr. de Zoet may pass through sea gate and away, over ocean. But I—all Japanese”—Ogawa listens to Hanzaburo and his friend’s conspiratorial grumbles—“prisoners all life. Who plot to leave is executed. Who leave and return from abroad is executed.
Note: Japan's borders were closed since the beginning of the period of seclusion (or isolation/Sakoku) that began in 1635.
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Tom Killalea
595 Followers
218 Books with Public Notes


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