Tags / bigdata

Technology By The Numbers

Fascinating presentation by Jonathan Reichental, entitled “Mind-blowing, world-changing technology* *by the numbers.”

The numbers give you a sense of the enormous impact technology has on the world.

The Rise of the Data Web

Via a tweet by Tim O’Reilly, I came across an excellent post entitled The Rise of the Data Web, on Dataspora Blog (which I quickly subscribed to). The author, Michael E. Driscoll, summed up nicely an important trend occurring presently on the web.
The web originated as a set of documents and files served up [...]