Petabyte Age


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Petabyte Age

The Petabyte Age refers to the era the human race has entered, in which there is more data stored than ever before. The general perception is that more informed decisions can be made due to this accumulation of knowledge. Google is the premiere model of the Petabyte Age. See Google Zeitgeist and big data.
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Deep Thinking in Shallow Time: Sharing Humanity's History in the Petabyte Age. Conference paper delivered in the session "Widening the Audience: New Roles and Ways of Producing and Sharing Knowledge for the Public," Conference sponsored by the Hellenic Ministry Of Culture Directorate of the National Archive of Monuments, Oct 31-Nov 2, Athens, Greece.