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How Much Data Will Humans Create & Store This Year?

THE WORLD'S INFORMATION IS DOUBLING EVERY TWO YEARS, WITH A COLOSSAL New information being 1.8 zettabytes 2011 created in 2011 also includes replicated information such as shared documents or to be created & replicated in duplicated DVDS. In terms of sheer volume, 1.8 ZB of data is equivalent to: EVERY PERSON IN THE UNITED STATES TWEETING ÖVER 3 TWEETS PER MINUTE 200 BILLION HD MOVIES or EACH 120 MINUTES LONG 4:320 1= 10 billion TWEETS PER DAY PER PERSON IT WOULD TAKE ONE PERSON 47 MILLION YEARS 26,976. FOR YEARS NON-STOP OF 24/7 VIEWING TO WATCH EVERY MOVIE Storing 1.8 ZB of information would take: 57.5 BILLION 32GB APPLE IPADS 1 = 10 billion WITH THAT MANY IPADS WE COULD BUILD A MOUNTAIN OF IPADS THAT IS 25-TIMES HIGHER THAN MT. FUJI MT. FUJI MT. IPAD 3,776 m 94,400 m SOURCES: Extracting Value from Chaos IDC Digital Universe study (sponsored by EMC Corporation) Mashable Infographics Design by @sasha_em Research by Josh Catone

How Much Data Will Humans Create & Store This Year?

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If you’ve spent any amount time watching your Facebook or Twitter feed stream by, it should be obvious that the world is creating a lot of data. But because all that data is really just a collection...

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