Information Revolution: Big Data Has Arrived at an Almost Unimaginable Scale Source: Wired Top StoriesTwenty years ago, electronic health records were nascent, digital music was mostly a fantasy, Twitter was what birds did, and Google cofounder Sergey Brin was a summer intern at Wolfram Research. The past two decades have seen a nuclear explosion in the collection and storage of digital information. For Wired's 20th anniversary issue, we bring you some of the world?s largest and most interesting data sets.

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