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 @@ -2,18 +2,18 @@ http://www.thomaslevine.com/ Thomas Levine - 2013-08-05T07:00:00Z + 2013-08-06T07:00:00Z Thomas Levine http://www.thomaslevine.com - tag:www.thomaslevine.com,2013-08-05:/!/higher-power-distance-measures/index.html + tag:www.thomaslevine.com,2013-08-06:/!/higher-power-distance-measures/index.html Higher-power distance measures - 2013-08-05T07:00:00Z - 2013-08-05T07:00:00Z + 2013-08-06T07:00:00Z + 2013-08-06T07:00:00Z <h2 id="sums-of-shapes">Sums of shapes</h2> <p>Let’s say we have a bunch of numbers, represented by the tick marks towards
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What is data?

(A note for non-relational hipsters: This doesn’t have anything to do with database paradigms; non-relational databases store tidy data too.)

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World -> Data

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World -> Data: Data engineering

We can collect information from the world and convert it into data. This tends to come to people more easily. My main points here are that data is simply a concise representation of ordinary human knowledge

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