The Expanding (Digital) Universe: Visualizing How BIG a Zettabyte Is

A Zettabyte (ZB) is really, really big. By 2020 the Digital Universe will have 44 ZBs of data. Here are some interesting ways to visualize this vast amount of data.


An Opportunity Missed: The Olympics-as-a-Platform

Combining “Olympic App Competition” with open data and open social media policies would have made 2012 the most interactive Olympics ever.

Health 2.0 Challenge: Managing UGC in the regulated environment

Update: Over the past 90 days, I have been hearing more and more about Health 2.0 — the use of Web 2.0, Gov 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 technologies to help improve medicine and health care. In response of I have updated my post outlining the major HHS and FDA regulations any Health 2.0 service provider will have to navigate to deliver a regulatory-compliant solution…

Wharton Wrap-up: “Business and Technology Strategy Changes in the ‘Age of Social Networks'”

Last week, I participated in a panel discussion at the Wharton School on the effects of social networks on technology and business strategy. Here is a wrap-up of what I heard…