Monthly Archives: July 2008

Petabyte Scale Data-Analysis and the Scientific Method

Once again, there’s a silly article somewhere, and everyone hammers me with requests to write about it. It’s frankly flattering that people see
this sort of nonsense, and immediately think of asking me about it – you folks are going to give me a swelled head!

The article in question is a recent article from Wired magazine, titled “The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete”.

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