David Kirkpatrick

March 2, 2010

That’s a lot of data!

Filed under: Business, Media, Technology — Tags: , , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 3:15 pm

Via KurzweilAI.net — Just wow …

Data, data everywhere
The Economist, Feb. 25, 2010

The amount of digital information increases tenfold every five years, says The Economist in a special report on managing information.

According to IDG, mankind created 150 exabytes (billion gigabytes) of data in 2005. This year, it will create 1,200 exabytes.


(IDC)

By 2013 the amount of traffic flowing over the internet annually will reach 667 exabytes, according to Cisco.
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