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What is metadata? A Christmas themed exploration.

The author as a child, sitting on Santa's lap

When I talk to most scientists and mention the word “metadata” they look at me as if I’ve grown a second head. Despite the fact that these folks regularly use and create metadata (not to be confused with megadata or “big data” which is a whole other subject), many have not heard of the term. [...]

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