THE CONVERSATION: The libraries of the future will be made of DNA

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Release date: 5/1/2018

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TitleThe libraries of the future will be made of DNA
Media name/outletThe Conversation
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date5/01/18
DescriptionThere are 6,000 tweets sent a second. In the time you have read this sentence, 42,000 tweets will have been sent. At an average of 34 characters per tweet that’s 1,428,000 characters.

Worldwidewebsize daily estimates the size of the internet. On the day of writing, it amounted to 4.59 billion pages and a billion websites. This is the “indexed” internet, and doesn’t include the “dark web” or private databases.
URLhttps://theconversation.com/the-libraries-of-the-future-will-be-made-of-dna-86274
PersonsJerome De Groot