Digital thinking tools for better decision making
Digital thinking tools for better decision making

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Digital thinking tools for better decision making

3.1 Scale

Scale refers to the fact that digital tools let us gather, access, store and analyse gigantic amounts of data. For example, CERN’s (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) Large Hadron Collider project collects data about 600 million particle collisions per second (Figure 10). The data is then distributed for analysis to a network of computers around the world, and worked on by scientists worldwide.

A ‘server farm’ at CERN in Switzerland
Figure 10 The ‘server farm’ at CERN in Switzerland

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