May 22, 2014

Here’s a fun rabbit hole to tumble down: Google “How much data is there in the world” and wind through the results. The Daily Mail frames an answer nicely in an article that’s well over a year old now: “There is so much data stored in the world that we may run out of ways to quantify it.”

Another article that comes up from Phys.org states that: “… humankind is able to store at least 295 exabytes of information. (Yes, that’s a number with 20 zeroes in it.) … Put another way, if a single star is a bit of information, that’s a galaxy of information for every person in the world.”

Whoa.read more

From UX Magazine


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