- any fact assumed to be a matter of direct observation.
- any proposition assumed or given, from which conclusions may be drawn.
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Ransomware gangs regularly target businesses big and small by crippling computers and stealing data, and often come away with multimillion-dollar paydays when victims see no other way out but to pay the ransom.How a $1 million plot to hack Tesla failed|Patrick O'Neill|August 28, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In Canada, Ontario recently became the first province to mandate collecting data that includes racial categories for all encounters with the public involving force.Why some senior officers are making it harder for police departments to fight racism|matthewheimer|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Strictly according to the pay data, if she’s a manager getting paid what other managers are getting paid, superficially there is no problem.How to be a fair-pay CEO|matthewheimer|August 25, 2020|Fortune
When I look at our data, most of our podcasts are consumed on desktop or laptop, not in cars.
Her team has since been sending NIH enrollment updates daily, and she said she will share data with NIH as it becomes available.Trump’s push to approve COVID-19 convalescent plasma treatment could delay efforts to better understand it|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Beinart is upset with me for asking "what is the point of this datum?"'Is It Good For The Jews?' Is Not The Question|Shany Mor|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The shaded rectangles represent the distribution of shear due to the load at C, while no may be termed the datum line of shear.
It is clear, in the first place, that there can be no datum apart from a belief.
What he observes is, at the stage of science which he has reached, a datum for his science.
But in each case it is only the sensation that ought, in strictness, to be called a datum.
Each new datum adds to our knowledge, which cannot run ahead of that which produces it.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik