Nick Bilton writes:
Each year, a new theme reverberates through technology conferences around the world. A few years ago it was predictions of the coming wave of social media, location-based services and mobile, long before they became mainstream.
Today’s topic de jour: data. Lots of data.
What makes the data discussion different than in previous years is that it is being discussed in high-profile nontechnology meetings too. This is clearly evident at this year’s annual World Economic Forum.
Read more in The New York Times.