It wasn’t just crickets and then computers. Civilization has been wrestling with data since the start. Do a Google search and you’ll find that we’re still struggling to get a handle on what we know. Perhaps it would help to consider our approach historically. Wolfram|Alpha has prepared a special timeline of computable knowledge for just such an endeavor…Advance of the Data Civilization: A Timeline via Stephen Wolfram|Blog]
#5 – Everything is subject to change at all times.
September 13, 2011