The world of data is becoming so multidimensional today. Simon Rogers, before moving to his position as the Data Editor at Google said:
“For what it’s worth, I can confidently say that this will probably be the only time I ever write the word ‘datum’ in a [blog] post. Data as a plural term may be the proper usage, but language evolves and we want to write in terms that everyone understands – and that don’t seem ridiculous,”.
In this age of cloud computing that drives day-to-day activities and lifestyles, here is a great article on Forbes discussing “The 13 Types of Data”.