The Second Economy
Geege Schuman stashed this in Big Data
Stashed in: Big Data!
The implication is that Big Data technology will steadily move beyond the consumer Internet. Industrial companies like General Electric are already making big bets on the payoff. The IDC forecast also suggests that there is a lot of substance to the vision of machine-to-machine communication and intelligence that W. Brian Arthur terms “the second economy.”
"Big Data" means so many things.
I wonder if there's any particular technology that is especially useful.