Microsoft: PC users are drowning in their ocean of information

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 26 2005 @ 23:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft said that search systems must improve because with today's cheap storage technology users can record every conversation of a lifetime and decades of photos, but it's still quite hard to search through this huge amount of data.

But experts are struggling with ways to store the vast amounts of information generated over a person's lifetime and still permit them to retrieve important details later, said Rashid, who manages about 700 researchers at five labs from Beijing to San Francisco. And he acknowledged troubling privacy concerns.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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