Zettabytes, Open Systems and Worrying about Equity

Zettabytes, Open Systems and Worrying about Equity

This is the first in a series on big data and its impact on society from CSPO co-
zetabyte-image-largedirector Daniel Sarewitz, published in Slate on 27 Dec. 2012. It also appears on As We Now Think, a site edited by the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes at Arizona State University. ASU is a partner in Future Tense with Slate and the New America Foundation.

We share this with our readers with one eye to our on-going Zettabytes/Open Systems series that will be getting close attention in the year ahead — with the other eye to our Equity-Based Transport series, also to continue full speed ahead in 2013. Continue reading