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Posted Monday, October 27, 2008, at 8:22 AM
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  • And DITTO to the retired bit.

    T U S D A Y: V O T E !

    -- Posted by Navyblue on Tue, Oct 28, 2008, at 7:39 PM
  • Interesting info, but one mistake that I could catch. Exabyte is 10^18 power. Or 10 with 18 zero's. So Either there are 4 Exabytes or 40 exabytes or unique information being producted a year. According to a google search, they said 1.5 Etabytes of unique information was created last year, so I assume that its 4.0 this year.

    Not that either one of us could actually comprehend that number to well :-)

    My Spell check doesn't even recognize an Exabyte. It does know Tera (10^12), Giga (10^9) and Mega (10^6), but not Exa or for that matter Petabyte (10^15). These metric prefixes were designed in the form of magnitues of 3. 10 ^3*x Where x would be 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 and

    therefore the powers would be 3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,etc. (Also goes negative, -3,-6)

    You may have heard of terabytes, but the next thing you will hear about it petabytes...

    -- Posted by Mountain Goat on Fri, Nov 21, 2008, at 3:30 PM
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    Thanks for clearing that up Mountain Goat!

    -- Posted by Brian Hoag on Tue, Nov 25, 2008, at 7:07 AM
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