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Preventing Litigation by William Inmon, Nelson Brestoff

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Notes

Chapter 1

1. For more, go to www.iginitiative.com

2. Blair (2014; italics added).

3. Big Data is not unlike the gargantuan amount of matter that is too small for our eyes to see. To see Big Data, we need technology. For example, a nano­meter is one billionth of a meter. Yet the dimensions of DNA (radius, width, and length) are on the order of 1 to 3 nanometers, far too small for humans to see with their own eyes. But when Rosalind Franklin and ­Raymond ­Gosling used x-ray diffraction to produce Photo 51, James Watson and ­Francis Crick were able to suggest the first correct double helix structure of DNA. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNA#History_of_DNA_research. For examples and comparisons, see http://www.nano.gov/nanotech-101/what/nano-size ...

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