By Mark Niemann-Ross | Thursday, September 11, 2014
Reach across your desk and pick up a DVD. You’re now holding about 4.7 gigabytes of data.
Now pick up 200 million more DVDs. You’ll need more than two hands to do this—in fact, you’re going to need a bigger room, because you’re now holding the amount of data captured yesterday from financial transactions, emails, recordings, videos, web pages, books and every other information activity. Just yesterday.
Every day, the world collects and stores on hard drives 2.5 quintillion bytes of information—way more data than any human can be expected to make use of, or understand. If only there were a way to filter through this enormous haystack of data and find the exact spec of information needed for a specific reason at the right time….
By Doug Winnie | Monday, September 8, 2014
Today we’re excited to launch our new training segment for aspiring IT professionals and data scientists.
Based on feedback and discussions directly with our members, we’re extending our content in existing areas and diving into new topics that will help you learn and apply popular IT hardware, information management, and data science practices for you or your business.
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