Oscar works with the same sloppy, unstandardized data every other insurance company has. It's what they did with it that was totally different. The post How One Startup Built Better Health Insurance With the Magic of Data appeared first on WIRED.
You can't save data on a quantum computer. So a commercial one will need to use vintage tech—ultra dense hard drives, maybe made of DNA or single atoms. The post What if Quantum Computers Used Hard Drives Made of DNA? appeared first on WIRED.
Long before Trump, open government and open data evangelists had been preserving all kinds of data collected and stored by the government. The post Old-Guard Archivists Keep Federal Data Safer Than You Think appeared first on WIRED.
Hackers are building up robust systems to monitor changes to government websites. And they're keeping track of data that's already been removed. The post Diehard Coders Just Saved All of NASA's Earth Science Data appeared first on WIRED.
A comprehensive government databases exists for car deaths. Why not for gun deaths?
The post Why America Still Doesn’t Have Any Good Data on Guns appeared first on WIRED.