The world is wholly underprepared for the big-data challenges presented by the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). This is because we have never before seen data volumes on the scale that will be generated by the SKA. eResearch has been helping with the challenges of delivering these data sets to researchers around the world and enabling their visualisation.
Advancements in information and digital technologies offer both a challenge and an opportunity to researchers, as they begin to collect and mine data on a scale never previously imagined.
The R community and some of South Africa's most forward thinking companies have come together to bring satRday back to Cape Town.
The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) focuses on the digitisation of language resources and the high-level training of scholars in the use of digital language resources.