Here is an interesting proposal / idea….and in my opinion has merit…..what do you think? Social media and data management. Think about a search that results in 8 to 500 million links, currently…..what is this going to be in 5 years….or in 10 years from now? Information overload will eventually make use and utilization impossible if system does not change.
Excerpt……How would it work? Here he is, at 43:45: “Whenever we want to store information, for example on Facebook or in the cloud, we are prompted to enter not just, say, the name of the file and the location of storage, but also a date until which we want the information to be stored. Once the date has been reached, the information is deleted from the system
Read full article and there is a link to his lecture and free download…….Should Information Have an Expiration Date? – Improvisations – MIT Sloan Management Review.