In short, this is what my PhD thesis is about:

metadata /ˈmɛtədeɪtə/
data that describes other data.

The full story, however, is a bit more complex. I wrote something about data. This little website is about this something. The excerpt consists of:

Feedback is highly appreciated – just cite me, create a GitHub issue or do some interesting research of your own! The full content of my thesis can be reused unter the conditions of CC-BY-SA license – ideas are free to be shared anyway.