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What Is Big Data, Really?

by   |   October 9, 2014   |   Leave a comment

“Big data” is arguably the hottest buzzword in technology today. But what, exactly, constitutes big data? Is it possible to have too much? How do you determine the best way to use it? Eren Niazi, founder and CEO of Open Source Storage, explores these questions. Read More…

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The Promise and the Peril of Digital Immortality

by   |   September 12, 2014   |   Leave a comment

In this excerpt from her new book, “Virtually Human: The Promise – And The Peril – Of Digital Immortality,” Dr. Martine Rothblatt argues that our digital activities are saving our thoughts, beliefs, experiences, memories, and feelings outside of our bodies, which eventually will result in digital copies of our identities, or “mindclones.” Read More…