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On Fri, 18 Dec 2009, Esteban Romero Fr�as wrote:

> I have noticed that the book
>
> THE FOURTH PARADIGM
>
> Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery. Edited by Tony Hey, Stewart Tansley and
> Kristin Tolle. Microsoft Research. 252 pages.
>
> is supposed to be available on the web in this URL:
>
> http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/collaboration/fourthparadigm/4th_paradigm_book_complete_lr.pdf
>
> However, I cannot access to the PDF file. Does anybody have the PDF of the
> book or the correct link?
>
> Best
>
> Esteban
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 2:17 AM, Denise N. Rall <denrall@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> (I especially like the "lost at sea" reference here . . . although bad luck
>> for the sailor and family)
>>
>> THE FOURTH PARADIGM
>>
>> Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery. Edited by Tony Hey, Stewart Tansley
>> and Kristin Tolle. Microsoft Research. 252 pages.
>>
>> Review by John Markoff, New York Times
>>
>> http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/15/science/15books.html?em
>>
>>
>> In a speech given just a few weeks before he was lost at sea off the
>> California coast in January 2007, Jim Gray, a database software pioneer and
>> a Microsoft researcher, sketched out an argument that computing was
>> fundamentally transforming the practice of science.
>>
>> Dr. Gray called the shift a �fourth paradigm.� The first three paradigms
>> were experimental, theoretical and, more recently, computational science. He
>> explained this paradigm as an evolving era in which an �exaflood� of
>> observational data was threatening to overwhelm scientists. The only way to
>> cope with it, he argued, was a new generation of scientific computing tools
>> to manage, visualize and analyze the data flood.
>> Denise N. Rall, PhD. Special Projects, Faculty of Arts & Science,  Southern
>> Cross University, Lismore NSW 2480 AUSTRALIA
>> Mobile +(61) (0)438 233 344
>> http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/esm/staff/pages/drall/
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>>
>> --- On Mon, 14/12/09, Jesper T�kke <ses@post10.tele.dk> wrote:
>>
>>> From: Jesper T�kke <ses@post10.tele.dk>
>>> Subject: [Air-L] 2. CPF Luhmann and the Media
>>> To: "aoir list" <air-l@aoir.org>
>>> Received: Monday, 14 December, 2009, 10:52 PM
>>>
>>> MedieKultur. Journal of media and communication research
>>>
>>> Call for papers
>>>
>>> Luhmann and media, editors Jesper T�kke (guest) and
>>> Michael Paulsen (guest) (Fall 2010)
>>> SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1st, 2010.
>>>
>>> See the call at:
>>>
>> http://ojs.statsbiblioteket.dk/index.php/mediekultur/announcement/view/42
>>>
>>> Best Regards
>>> Jesper
>>>
>>> Jesper T�kke
>>> Assistant Professor, PhD
>>> Information and Media Studies
>>> Aarhus University
>>>
>>> http://www.jespertaekke.dk
>>> imvjet@hum.au.dk
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