A Byte Out Of Life David Weinberger explains the differences between sizes of bytes on a computer. A petabyte, for instance, is a million gigabytes, or how much information it would take to capture every piece of personal data in an entire human lifetime. Weinberger shows us how a computer can calculate and even think, but it will never be comparable to human experience because computers can't pay attention. And the mystery of attention is what is behind human experience.
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A Byte Out Of Life

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A Byte Out Of Life

A Byte Out Of Life

A Byte Out Of Life

Only Available in Archive Formats.

David Weinberger explains the differences between sizes of bytes on a computer. A petabyte, for instance, is a million gigabytes, or how much information it would take to capture every piece of personal data in an entire human lifetime. Weinberger shows us how a computer can calculate and even think, but it will never be comparable to human experience because computers can't pay attention. And the mystery of attention is what is behind human experience.