New Models of Information Production, Distribution, Consumption

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This is a talk I gave to CILIP Sussex members in May 2011 at the University of Brighton. It is based on a book I am writing for Facet Publishing that is due to be published in May 2012

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  • Beyond Web 2.0:new models of information production, distribution and consumption
    Martin De Saulles
    University of Brighton
    19 May 2011
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    "Publishing, Digital Information and Society: new models of information production, distribution and consumption."
    Publication in 2012
  • Background
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  • How much information is there?
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    2008 500,000 petabytes
    2009 800,000 petabytes
    2010 1.2 million petabytes (1.2 zetabytes)
    ?
    Source: IDC
  • How much will there be?
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  • Where is it all coming from?
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    • 15 to 120 billion indexed pages?
    • 8 to 60 trillion unindexed pages?
    • Do pages even exist on the web?
    4 billion mobile phones
    650 million Facebook users
    2 billion Internet users
  • New Models of Information ProductionOur Data Exhaust / Click Stream
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  • Search
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  • Google
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    Googles mission is to organize the worlds information and make it universally accessible and useful
    • 24,400 employees in 2010
    • Revenue of $29.3 billion in 2010
    • Profit of $8.5 billion in 2010
    • 96% of revenue from advertising
    • Handles >90% of all searches in Europe
    • >2 billion search requests a day?
    • >300 million searchers a day?