The Mind-Boggling Information Processing Capacity Of Our World

The Mind-Boggling Information Processing Capacity Of Our World
technology

Martin Hilbert of the University of Southern California carried out a study to discover just how much information does humankind store and compute.

Naresh Kumar
  • 23 february 2011

Have you ever stopped to think how much information are we able to handle and how much more of it is there in the world now as compared to 20 years ago? University of Southern California’s Martin Hilbert led a study into calculating the total digital information-processing capacity of humankind, and the revealed figures are astounding to say the least.

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