Category: Data Visualisation

A Digital Data Visualisation Manifesto


If you think ‘Big Data’ is just a buzzword, here are a few facts:

  • 90% of the data in the world has been created in the past two years
  • By 2020 it is estimated that for every human being, 1.7 Megabytes of data will be created every second
  • By 2020 it is estimated that the amount of digital data created in a year would reach 44 Zetabytes or 44 trillion gigabytes¬†(Gant, 2007).
  • By 2025 it is estimated that number will increase to 163 zettabytes (research group IDC).

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