Data: The Past, the Present and the Future
- Extra Reading
Data structures are the critical ingredient of all good information systems. Poor data structures lead to horrendous problems of interoperability and nightmarish complexity; good ones can make the ‘uncomputable’ computable. Structure and order would seem to be particularly important in the problems of “Big data.” However, is this changing?
One of the exciting developments is systems, such as Google, which handle unstructured data. Are they the future?
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