Wholes and Parts, in FAIR and Mind

It is the nature of the mind that makes individuals kin, and the differences in the shape, form, or manner of the material atoms out of whose intricate relationships that mind is built are altogether trivial.

– Isaac Asimov

It is the nature of FAIR that can make digital resources kin – interoperable in fugues of machine action. The differences in the schema, serialization, or domain-specificity of the digital datoms out of whose intricate relationships any given resource is built are altogether trivial.

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