Erdős puzzle by Dave

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Erdős puzzle in the Independent

Nope, I've never heard of it either, but I found it interesting that they say

And the sheer amount of data – more than the entire contents of Wikipedia

and later qualify it with

They took a sequence 1,161 numbers long and the resulting data was a 13-gigabyte file. That’s bigger than the 10GB estimated size of the entire written contents of Wikipedia

Only 10gb?!

Posted 19 Feb 2014, 18:52 #1 

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Think they are probably referring to the English wiki download file which is about a 9.9gb compressed file..
the whole wiki with media files must be in the multi terrabyte area by now ?.

Got one for Me , Then one for her, and now a big one for me again, All BLOO! Well saves on the touch up paint

Posted 20 Feb 2014, 09:54 #2