Posts tagged ‘twitter’

When Tweets Start to Tweet

We’re fast approaching a time when it becomes possible to connect everything and everyone to the internet. A web of connected documents and sites, of devices, of machines, of networks. A place where everything is connected to everything. We’re fast approaching a time when it becomes possible to connect everyone to everyone.    Affordable, ubiquitous, on-when-you-want compute power, communications capability and storage will soon be in everyone’s hands. Literally. And not just in their hands. On their wrists. In front of their eyes. As part of their clothes. Everywhere. In everything. We’re fast approaching a time when everything’s connected. The Internet of Everything. This goes well beyond people and devices and documents and machines. It’s about a time when every car […] Continue Reading

#bdw12 – Big Data Week – What will I learn?

      Some amazing Big Data facts is what you will learn. Twitter There are over 340 million new tweets every day. The entire New York Times over the last half century printed just 2.9 billion words.  More than 8 billion words are added to Twitter every single day. Facebook 250 million photos uploaded, that’s a quarter-billion, and 2.7 billion likes every single day. Over 845 million active monthly users and more than 100 billion connections among all of them. More than half of all North Americans are on Facebook. Google Books Thus far they have managed to digitize somewhere on the order of 4% of every book every published, weighing in at around 2 trillion words.  If we […] Continue Reading

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