Our increasingly data-driven 'intangibles' economy favours knowledge over physical assets, and our businesses and governments need a data infrastructure that can keep up.
A DNA double helix consists of two spiral chains of deoxyribonucleic acid. Genomics is a big data science: one person’s genome contains billions of data points that can be mined for actionable insights. Some researchers have suggested that genomics could produce more data by 2025 than ultra-high-resolution astronomy sites or platforms like YouTube and Twitter. Image courtesy of Pixabay