Big Data

Big Data

Watching a documentary on the PBS (public television) network. As the title says – about the Big Data. The human face of the big data. It is fascinating how many good things are we able to do with the enormous quantity  of data that we have. An interesting tidbit: in only one day a man today receives the same amount of data that our ancestors in the 15th century received during their whole life!

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  1. This is indeed great, but it also has a negative side to it!

    We consume too much information and thus we cannot assimilate it all. This is a phenomenon called infobesity. Because we consume too much information, this leads to what is called “the narcotizing effect” which means that we become insensitive to the events that surround us.

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