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      07-11-2010, 01:39 PM   #1
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thats a lot of paper

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2...tent-expansion

500 billion gigabytes (probably more now since this is last year) of data on the web! thats apparently enough books to stack from the earth to pluto 10 times :O

i wonder how many total gigabytes there are on earth :P
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tl;dr but do they mean printing the actual content or the code for all the content? I'd assume the former but you can see how it would make a pretty significant difference as I'd presume the code to be longer
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tl;dr but do they mean printing the actual content or the code for all the content? I'd assume the former but you can see how it would make a pretty significant difference as I'd presume the code to be longer
i'm pretty sure they mean printed book size paper (like letter format)
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i'm pretty sure they mean printed book size paper (like letter format)
Not what I meant but book size paper is far from standardized as well...
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Not what I meant but book size paper is far from standardized as well...
yeah thats why i just chose standardized paper :P

i don't know though, i think it would be like text and pictures, but i don't know how videos would work
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That's what I mean, if they break it down to 1 and 0 then I wonder how far it would stretch (presuming they didn't for this article)
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