An interesting book review around big data, privacy and a new “ruling class” – the geeks: Who Owns The Future? by Jaron Lanier published in TheGuardian
Where would you store 70 million books? How about encoding it in just one gram of DNA?
Read the full story at Forbes: What if Big Data is Too Big? A Radical Solution May Be in DNA
Read the full story on Wired : Exclusive: Inside Google Spanner, the Largest Single Database on Earth
Googles research paper from September 2012: Spanner: Google’s Globally-Distributed Database
What do terms like “peta,” exa” and “yotta”… really mean?
Read the full story on ReadWrite: Peta, Exa, Yotta And Beyond: Big Data Reaches Cosmic Proportions [Infographic]
see also: Binary Powers of Ten (10)