News tagged with metadata

The brave new world of big data retention

With the Senate passing the Federal Government's data retention bill last week, there has been a great deal of discussion of "metadata", what it is and whether the government ought to have access to it. ...

dateApr 01, 2015 in Internet
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It's too late to debate metadata

What has been so frustrating throughout the metadata "debate" is that we have been kept in ignorance as to what it was that the law enforcement agencies actually wanted to retain.

dateMar 20, 2015 in Internet
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A shiny, new graph query system

As computing tools and expertise used in conducting scientific research continue to expand, so have the enormity and diversity of the data being collected. Developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, ...

dateOct 09, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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How to crowdsource your happy space

An online platform aims to use digital crowdsourcing to distil people's positive perceptions of certain London neighbourhoods into the visual and physical aspects that most invoke feelings of happiness or ...

dateSep 26, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Digital photos could put kids at risk

A study published in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics this month suggests that parents and carers could be putting children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically "geota ...

dateFeb 09, 2012 in Internet
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Taking the hard work out of software

Developing software is a complicated and laborious process. A new European platform automates much of the tricky building and testing phases of programming.

dateJul 28, 2009 in Software
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