Much our future as it unfolds relies on data. Whether it’s the evolution of digital twins or the ability of AI to aid in gene therapy, data is the engine. As the possibility space expands, so does the challenge associated with an overwhelming amount of data. The visual below via Visual Capitalist brings that scenario into focus using a connected car example. This related article highlights some of the potential obstacles. As with every scenario we envision, obstacles exist that slow or negate the scenario, while accelerants do the opposite. Envisioning possible futures requires us to understand both sides of this phenomenon – and doing so on a constant and iterative basis.
Connected cars could be producing up to 10 exabytes of data per month, a thousand-fold increase over current data volumes.Chris Dickert – Network Overload? Adding Up the Data Produced By Connected Cars
This has serious implications for policymakers, manufacturers, and local network infrastructure
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