New Tools for New Computing Challenges

The world has moved to a data-centric paradigm, the era of “Big Data,” in which hundreds of millions of computers and mobile devices are continuously creating staggering amounts of information about people and everything else. This can only accelerate.

The change is so great that the computing tools we’ve used for the past decade are no longer capable of meeting these new challenges. Instead, radically different approaches to databases, storage and other computing problems have arisen, mainly from the consumer Internet, as demonstrated by Web giants like Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Amazon, along with the start-ups in their orbits.

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About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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