"NASA generates an exabyte of data everyday. But there are not enough astrophysicists on earth to look at all the images," Atul Butte reports at Exponential Medicine and references this Wired article from 2008.
Quebec Lures Cryptocurrency Miners as China Sours on Industry - CoinDesk
Cheap and abundant electricity, cold weather and a stable political climate are making the Canadian province attractive to bitcoin mining operators.
How the digital workforce will impact cyber security
Since the advent of the Internet, organizations have sought to protect their hardware and network resources through varying forms of employee identity management—namely, identity authentication, authorized access, and management of descriptive information. Human employees are given unique login user names and passwords—and often require authentication codes to access certain information or perform specific tasks. The same, however, can’t be said for the digital members of most workforces.