AI in the sky thinking: Data is reshaping how we live our lives

Transition to cloud computing is no passing fad

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It is estimated that the amount of data we have generated will grow from about 33 zettabytes (ZB) at the end of 2018 to 175ZB by 2025.

To put this into perspective - one ZB is equal to one trillion gigabytes. If we tried to store 175ZB on DVDs, we could stack them to the moon 23 times or circle the earth 222 times.   The rise of the 'connected world' powered by big data Both cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) play a central role in how we store and extract meaning from this data to enhance our daily lives.   Netflix as a case study  The fact that many people have experienced Netflix makes it a great case study in its use of both cloud computing and AI. In August 2008, the company began a migrati...

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