Big Data deconstructed: how it’s keeping us fit and entertained

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Away from the government snooping scandals and corporate obsessions, Big Data is exponentially enriching our digital lives.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

In short, as a society, we’re creating and being exposed to more data than ever before. In two days, we create more than 5 exabyes of data. That’s more than we did in total from dawn of time right up until 2003, according to Google’s Eric Schmidt. Likewise, on the first day of a baby’s life they are exposed to 70,000 times the amount of information that exists in the library of US Congress.

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