Whole World Wide Web

Brewster Kahle, 2010:
It's amazing to think that the whole Web collection, which is about 2PB compressed and from 4PB to 5PB uncompressed, can live in a 20-foot-by-8-foot-by-8-foot shipping container, which, from our standpoint, is a computer.
Brin and Page, 1998:
If we assume that Moore's law holds for the future, we need only 10 more doublings, or 15 years to reach our goal of indexing everything everyone in the US has written for a year for a price that a small company could afford.
(Unfortunately, that's after 2012, so there's not much point.)

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