Some interesting bits of data from my 'big data' research:

Blog Post created by Ephraim_Ross-esristaff Employee on Jul 21, 2014
Approximately 35% of the world's photographs end up on Facebook.


There are now - generally - only four degrees of separation between humans.


"From the dawn of civilization until 2003, humankind generated five exabytes of data.  Now we produce five exabytes of data every two days... and the pace is accelerating."  - Eric Schmidt, Google


By 2020 one third of all data will be stored, or will have passed through the cloud.


A third of large organizations report that analyzing big-data is their biggest challenge.


Excited to see how maps, and Esri, continue to become an increasingly important intersection point for this data, and the meaningful analysis of it.