The Cyberspace Data Explosion: Boon or Black Hole?

Date Added: Dec 2009
Format: Webcast

The people are entering a cyber world where millions of sensors continuously collect data. From the ocean bottom to deep space, scientists are monitoring environments at unprecedented scales. On a more personal level, implanted medical devices can now monitor their well-being and "Smart chips" embedded in passports, IDs and transit cards can track their comings and goings.