November 2014

Big Data

The concept of “Big data” represents one of a long series of milestones in the history of information and communication systems. It reproduces a situation already known since we started to talk about the binary coding of information and the digital revolution, the informational explosion and info-obesity that prepared for the advent of the information society. At each of these major events, a general arrangement was always set up to invent, innovate, adapt, and implement solutions and methods to control and tame an overflowing stream of data.