As the Drive to Share Data Intensifies, Can Standards Keep Up? - The Chronicle of Higher Education
peter.suber's bookmarks 2016-12-20
"Patrick J. Curran struggles with the problem when studying alcoholism in families. Quynh C. Nguyen sees it when analyzing housing-voucher programs. And the Nobel laureate Harold E. Varmus encounters it while developing genomic databases for cancer patients.
Their trouble isn’t with sharing their data — all three professors are eager participants in the open-data revolution.
Instead, the problem is confidently sharing and interpreting data — huge amounts of it — with relevance and accuracy...."