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Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Posing New Tools for Big Data

From Dataspora. Insightful post, starting to see increasing examples of this. Lots of good thoughts in this detailed piece:

' ... In my previous post , I discussed the forces behind what I’m calling The Data Singularity. My basic thesis is that as information generating processes become more frictionless — as humans have been excised from information read-write loops — the velocity and volume of data in the world is increasing, and at an exponential rate.

But where we go from here? What are the consequences of living in an age where every datum is stored? Where are the bottlenecks, pain points, and opportunities? Which technologies are addressing these? ... '.

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