Google CEO Eric Schmidt had some interesting things to say about privacy in a recent speech. In a nutshell, he said there is an almost incomprehensible amount of data out there about all of us—much of which we’ve generated ourselves via social networks, blogs, and so on—and we are totally unprepared to deal with the implications of that fact. Read about it: Google: Brace yourselves for the data explosion
Note: Library professionals are most interested in how information is changing our world. Libraries are being challenged in how we deal with the growing amounts of information being made available through the new technologies as well as through traditional formats.