Old 7th August 2002, 12:00   #1
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Size of the Internet

How big is the internet? in File size?
How many Bytes (peta whatever) get transfered daily?
How many clicks do you think it takes to get from one website to every other website on the net?

Last i heard it took 28 clicks to get from one website to anyother website on the net from the inside of a browser

im really bored so have fun guessing answers or posting facts

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Old 7th August 2002, 12:04   #2
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More than 1kb, but less than 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 terabytes.

Thats my guess.
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Old 7th August 2002, 12:10   #3
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less than 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 terabytes.
I don't know about that. Do you know how much pr0n there is on the internet now-e-days?!
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Old 7th August 2002, 12:12   #4
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when i'm online add an extra 100 gigs or so

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Old 7th August 2002, 13:07   #5
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The internet is like one of those theories of the universe, it just keeps expanding and growing larger, probably really isnt any limit to its size, so it could basically get infinitely larger.

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Old 7th August 2002, 14:30   #6
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I reckon it's probably infinatley small, but don't quote me on that
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Old 7th August 2002, 14:36   #7
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No, I believe its just the intelligence of those using the internet thats infinitely small, 'cept for this forum of course!

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Old 7th August 2002, 14:42   #8
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Old 7th August 2002, 14:44   #9
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Strange it seems it's only 1732 bytes...

Seems a little on the small side...
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Old 7th August 2002, 14:49   #10
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I reckon it's probably infinatley small, but don't quote me on that
I actually think you are right. Bytes, and all its derivatives, are a way to describe something which doesn't physically exist. It's all relative. 10 MB of wave audio could be 1 minute long, while 10 MB of text can fill several thousand pages. In reality, neither the text or audio exists; it's interpreted, and recreated by your computer. Sure, it's stored physically somewhere on a hard drive, but is that really text? Is that truly the document you are looking at? No. All the stuff on the internet is the representative form of a virtual object. That virtual object takes no space.
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the internet, on the connection i have now is about... hmmmm... ten minutes?

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Old 7th August 2002, 15:03   #12
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The people who keep the Internet Archive use many terrabytes. Quite Possibly Petabytes or that byte structrue beginning with Y

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Old 7th August 2002, 15:09   #14
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With all the files being created/copied it probably goes up about 1000+ GB each second.
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yiggybyte? yoogabyte? yellowbyte?

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Old 7th August 2002, 15:15   #16
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Back it up with tangible evidence, geeks:
http://www.netsizer.com/
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Meh, you can all just byte me then.

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Old 7th August 2002, 16:31   #18
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Yummybyte <-LOL

On mIRC there are millions of people with fileservers. The data being sent must be huge.

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Old 7th August 2002, 22:47   #19
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On that same token, when you're done using something, you should always turn it off!
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Old 7th August 2002, 23:18   #20
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There must just be a whole digital world out there...


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Old 7th August 2002, 23:22   #21
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Isn't there a physical limit though to the number of bytes on the internet, because the internet is "stored" on HDD's across the world?
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Old 7th August 2002, 23:28   #22
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aquila, who knows maybe digimon do really exist!

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yeah i've always wanted to download the internet and all the intranets
but none are on kazass lite and DAP has its limits! (dial-up)
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aquila, who knows maybe digimon do really exist!
hee hee, that would be cool. In Digimon Tamers they gave a really good explaination of what digimon actually were. Rudimentary AI programs that eventually evolved into complex beings. (I think that's a neat concept)


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There must just be a whole digital world out there...
But 75% percent of this new brave digital world is strip joints and nudee bars...
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some one take a couple crays hook them together build and AI and load up some networking software and a T3 line and lets see how smart computers are.

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Old 8th August 2002, 03:46   #28
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If computers are so smart, how come they need me to turn them on and shut them off? Huh, punk?!

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Old 8th August 2002, 03:58   #29
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i can image a real digital world, i can also imagine aol popups scaring the s~=t out of me every now and then, and lots of dialer programs trying to install inside you every time you go to a slightly ilegal site
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Old 8th August 2002, 04:44   #30
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Re: How Big Is the Internet?

Oh, I don't know- about this big maybe-->
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