PC Magazine: These Advocates Want to Make Sure Our Data Doesn’t Disappear

PC Magazine: These Advocates Want to Make Sure Our Data Doesn’t Disappear. “In late May of this year, exactly five months from the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, a group of people concerned with the new administration’s stance toward science and climate change marked its own special anniversary. Not far from the campus of the University of North Texas, on the plains north of Dallas, several dozen individuals met up at Data Rescue Denton to identify and download copies of federal climate and environmental datasets. These hackathon-style gatherings received a great deal of attention in the days immediately preceding the inauguration; Denton was the 50th such event since January.”