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Definition of Data

Data

  1. See Datum.
  2. of Datum

Data Quotations

If you go back back a few hundred years, what we take for granted today would seem like magic - being able to talk to people over long distances, to transmit images, flying, accessing vast amounts of data like an oracle. These are all things that would have been considered magic a few hundred years ago.
Elon Musk

You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.
Daniel Keys Moran

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
Clifford Stoll

Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.
Charles Babbage

If employees need to stay late in order to curry favor with the boss, what motivation do they have to get work done during normal business hours? After all, they can put in the requisite 'face time' whether they are surfing the Internet or analyzing customer data.
Robert Pozen
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Data Translations

data in Dutch is grondstof, materieel, materiaal
data in German is daten, Angaben, Einzelheiten, Daten, Unterlagen
data in Italian is fatti
data in Latin is indicium
data in Portuguese is dados
data in Spanish is material
data in Swedish is data