Chris Anderson on Theories - Dictionary of Arguments
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Theories/Big Data/Anderson/Pariser: Chris Anderson's Thesis: large databases make theories superfluous. Why formulate hypotheses in human language when you can quickly analyze large amounts of data and recognize patterns? (1)
1. Chris Anderson, »The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete«, Wired, 23. 06. 2008, aufgerufen am 10. 02. 2010, http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/magazine/16-07/pb_theory._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
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