Archive for July, 2015

A “Rosetta Stone for Data”

The Rosetta Stone was discovered by soldiers in Napoleon’s army at the end of the 18th Century. It memorializes a decree by King Ptolemy, from 4th Century upper Egypt, in Greek, demotic and hieroglyphic — enabling latter day archaeologists and linguists to decode the latter two languages by virtue of the knowledge of the former. Here in the 21st Century, an