Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Information Overload

"The Reports of Our Professional Deaths Have Been Greatly Exaggerated." Agnostic, Maybe / Andy W.
New Jersey: March 17th 2010.

"’s staggering on a scale that is breathtaking. According to Cisco systems, “[b]y 2013 the amount of traffic flowing over the internet annually will reach 667 exabytes” (or 667,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes or 1/3rd of a zetabyte)."

"Data, Data Everywhere." The Economist / A Special Report on Managing Information.
London: February 25th 2010.

"...from Hal Varian, Google’s chief economist: Data, he explains, are widely available; what is scarce is the ability to extract wisdom from them."

"Is the Internet Making Us Stupid?" Tech Radar / Gary Marshall.
Bath: March 6th 2010.