October 11, 2009 9:45 PM PDT

Training to climb an Everest of digital data

Google and IBM are offering help to universities to get students to cope with vast amounts of data.
(From The New York Times)

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Compression Is key.
Three areas are making there way onto the scene
Grouping compression.
Advance reduced precision compression.
and lossless and or lossy non-linear compression has a some hopes of being useful one day.
I can get random 16 wide Integer groups down to half size consistently using Twin Bifurcation but that's before adding a codec, If with a codec added If I can sustain a quarter compression then the method would be workable for thousands of multiple Passes due to the non-linear nature of the method.
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