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View Resource How Much Information? 2003

The research study documented on this site is a continuation of a study conducted in 2000 that estimated "how much new information is created each year." The results of the most recent study, which were published on October 27, 2003, show the approximate amount of new information stored on film, magnetic, optical, and print media in the year 2002. This figure totaled five exabytes, or five billion...

http://www2.sims.berkeley.edu/research/projects/how-much-inf...
View Resource Observatory of the Information Society: An International Gateway

As heralded by academic and popular works of the past several decades, much of the world is entering what some have called the Information Age, and some have noted that the access and availability to knowledge in a variety of forms will determine the success of national and regional development in this century. This particular site, organized and maintained by UNESCO, brings together hundreds of...

http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=7277&URL_DO=DO_...