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Language technology paving the way for digital humanities

Computational methods are nothing new in digital humanities and social sciences but language research has a special tool that puts it ahead of the pack: language technology, a field that combines linguistics and computer science.

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What a researcher should know about persistent identifiers

Even the most useful information has no practical value if nobody can access it. Digitalization only aggravates the problem. Persistent identifiers (PID) are the internet’s way to point at documents and other items that should remain findable as long as possible.

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Tackling coronavirus with scientific databases

Coronavirus can be overcome through international cooperation and sharing of data, and electronic research infrastructures can help with this. They include hardware, information networks, databases and services that together make up a network of global information exchange. Finland is a member of these infrastructures and the benefits are undeniable.

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Corona tsunami

When researchers are developing a vaccine against coronavirus, they use open biological databases and data-intensive computing. CSC is a partner in this effort. It has opened a priority lane facilitating coronavirus research and provides access to supercomputing and management of data across national borders (European Data Space, Digital Europe).

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Crunching NGS data on Pouta Cloud

Modern next-generation sequencing technologies have revolutionized the research on genetic variants.

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CSC for sensitive data — because your data is worth it (and should be kept that way)

While ePouta has been successful in providing our institutional customers a safe and robust platform for their sensitive data processing, it has lately become very clear that something more is desperately needed.

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Data for the future – CSC’s Data and PID policies

Data is often too important and valuable to be handled carelessly. Our revised data policy and new policy for persistent identifiers support us in achieving our strategic goals and promote the best data management practices.

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Suomen tulee olla digitalisaation suunnannäyttäjä

CSC:n tavoitteet ja tehtävät tulevalle hallitukselle pohjautuvat strategisiin linjauksiimme siitä, miten suomalaisen tutkimuksen, koulutuksen, kulttuurin ja julkishallinnon kilpailukykyä edistetään.

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Missä olet, Sirkku Sokeritoppa?

Kieltämättä 2000-luvun internet-yritysten perustajat näyttävät päässeen käsiksi samanlaisiin rikkauksiin kuin öljykenttien omistajat 1800-luvun lopulla. Facebookin kassaan kilisee 200 000 dollaria minuutissa, ja sen voittoprosentti on 50. Millä edellytyksillä Suomeen voisi syntyä tällaisia rahasampoja? Missä ovat Sirkut, Sakarit ja Danit, jotka näitä sampoja kehittävät Suomessa?

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