Latest DataNet Stories

2013-08-30 23:04:40

Leading provider of server handling solutions for data centers expands into South African market. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 ServerLIFT Corporation proudly announced the signing of a distribution agreement with DataNet, the market-leading ICT infrastructure distribution arm of Pinnacle Africa, a subsidiary of the listed Pinnacle Technology Holdings group (JSE: PNC). This agreement is part of the company’s strategic plan to facilitate leading distribution channels in major...

Call For New Tools To Study The Earth In This Era Of Big Data Science Answered By DataONE
2012-07-24 10:57:48

NSF and DataONE take the lead in building a model for scientific data preservation, innovation and discovery The earth and environmental sciences have become especially data-intensive. As researchers rely on highly calibrated and technologically sophisticated sensors rather than observations to collect data, discovering, integrating and analyzing massive amounts of heterogeneous information become critical to researchers' ability to address complex questions about the environment and the...

2012-03-30 13:07:27

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced awards in order expand efforts to address the big data revolution. The NSF is also seeking proposals for big data solicitation as part of a collaboration with the National Institutes for Health (NIH).  This news comes from a press release today as science agency leaders met in Washington, DC to discuss plans for big data, infrastructure, and funding opportunities. The NSF hopes these new incentives will drive innovation and new methods...

2010-05-10 11:25:56

Government-wide emphasis on community access to data supports substantive push toward more open sharing of research data During the May 5th meeting of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation (NSF) officials announced a change in the implementation of the existing policy on sharing research data. In particular, on or around October, 2010, NSF is planning to require that all proposals include a data management plan in the form of a two-page supplementary document. The research...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.