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Jacob Farmer on Managing Research Data: An Interview
I am always looking for interesting system administration articles, so when Doug Hughes told me that Jacob Farmer was working on a project where they tagged, that is, added metadata to files stored at the Harvard Medical School, I asked Farmer to write an article about their project. Prodding Farmer, in the form of emailing him questions, worked much better, as I discovered that even if I called in the evening, often Farmer would still be working on the project.