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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: May 20-24

In case you missed them, check out the top stories on The Network this week, and see what to look forward to next week.

1.) How The Internet Is Preserving Korea's Cultural Heritage

Amy Cortese takes a look at online services that are uncovering local culture for tourists and giving historic dwellings new life.

2.) Social Media in Manufacturing

We examine why increasing numbers of manufacturers are looking more closely at the use of social media.

3.) Why Power Companies are Delving into Data

Utilities are getting up to speed with big data issues as their smart grids begin to feed massive amounts of information back to base.

Also, check out John Chambers' new weekly series on Leadership Lessons on his Facebook page!

Coming up next week:

  • Catch our newest Network Trailblazer featuring photojournalist Rick Smolan, known for his “Day in the Life” books. He talks to us about his role in chronicling the evolution of the network through the years, with projects like “24 Hours in Cyberspace,” “One Digital Day,” and his newest book, “The Human Face of Big Data.”
  • Also, did you know by 2017 there will be 3.6 billion internet users around the globe? That’s up from 2.3 billion in 2012. That’s just one of the projections in Cisco’s newest Visual Networking Index. Watch for more astounding figures from the VNI which will be released May 29.

See you next week for more great content!