If this metaphor was a piece of elastic…

May 19, 2009 at 11:50 am Leave a comment

…then it would be at risk of snapping:

At 487bn gigabytes (GB), if the world’s rapidly expanding digital content were printed and bound into books it would form a stack that would stretch from Earth to Pluto 10 times. As more people join the digital tribe… the world’s digital output is increasing at such a rate that those stacks of books are rising quicker than Nasa’s fastest space rocket.

The Guardian

A beautiful image, anyway.

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