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The Common Crawl

The Web is an enormous treasure trove of data. But how can you find the information you're looking for? We explore web crawlers and big data. See more »

Big Data's Big Date with the Movies

Will the movies of the future be built according to market research with big data? We look at how the movie industry relies on digital information. See more »

Planet, Schmanet, Janet. I'll Raise You 714.

Kepler has announced the discovery of 715 new exoplanets. Learn about Kepler and the search for exoplanets in this Fw:Thinking blog post. See more »

Heading to CES

Fw:Thinking will be shooting special episodes at CES this year. Read about Jonathan's plans for CES in this Fw:Thinking blog post. See more »

The Dark Side of Big Data

Big Data can be a powerful tool, for good or for evil. Read about the dark side of Big Data in this blog post from Fw:Thinking. See more »

Don't Stress the Future

Does more data increase our stress levels? Is it true that the more choices you have the harder it is to make a decision? What is the Semantic Web? See more »

Taking Big Data for a Spin

Professor Jingyu Zhang has created an optical disk that can store huge amounts of data. Learn about the new optical disk in this blog post. See more »

Big Applications for Big Data

How is big data being used today? How can big data predict flu outbreaks? Could law enforcement use big data to predict crimes? See more »

Drowning in Data

How much data do we generate on a daily basis? Are we storing all that data indefinitely? How can you possibly search through that much information? See more »