In the post “Why learning to code makes my brain hurt”, Mamie Rheingold explains why it is essential for all of us to learn to code. I agree. However, it always makes my brain hurt too.
September 2013 Archives
How a 1930's theory explains the economics of the internet: Ronald Coase discovered “transaction costs” in the 1930s and it looks like his insight explains the extraordinary success of firms that take advantage of the Internet in their business model.
Listen to this podcast on the importance of metadata in big data. We need to be able to use metadata to find the valuable pieces of data within large datasets. Users need to be confident of the data and the context that metadata adds provides users to understand the information. Interpretation of big data requires an explicit understanding of metadata.