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Visualizing numbers

© June 2004 Tony Lawrence

Fri Jun 25 20:53:02 2004 Visualizing numbers

Referencing: How Much Data Is That?

I can't vouch for the accuracy, but it is interesting to think that 10 yards worth of books might be around a gigabyte or so.. lot of typos on the page, so if anything strikes you as odd, do some mental math as a sanity check.

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