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At 21,000 gigabytes of HTML, the web isn't all that large. (?)
December 23, 2000 6:27 PM   Subscribe

At 21,000 gigabytes of HTML, the web isn't all that large. (?) Is there anything which you can't find somewhere on the web? An entire Yahoo category for Potato cannons?
posted by Steven Den Beste (4 comments total)

 
and of that small fraction of the world information output, I wonder how much of it is popup windows, ad frames and banners that people close before they even get a chance to load.
posted by tomorama at 9:47 PM on December 23, 2000


Could be worse. Someone coulda taken one or two sentences and copypasted them twenty-one thousand million billion googliantrillion times just to fool all the search engines. Could be worse. Someone coulda taken one or two sentences and copypasted them over and over until their keyboards fell apart from over use. Could be worse. Someone coulda taken one or two sentences and copypasted them twenty-one thousand million billion googliantrillion times while Madonna had another baby...

I mean. Count your blessings tomorrow-o-rama baibee! Could be worse.

posted by ZachsMind at 12:44 AM on December 24, 2000


A black sweat shirt, plain with no logo. A black pair of pants in the style that I bought ten years ago or even to my specification.

"what happened to the post war dream?"

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd sings of this on the Final Cut. Try to find out what the post war dream was. It's an interesting note of internet myopia.
posted by valintin23 at 10:27 AM on December 24, 2000


Coooool. Potato cannons. A big family tradition for me--getting together at the holidays to fling spuds 1/4 mile, using only the explosive force of a 4-second shot of hair spray.
posted by MrMoonPie at 7:19 PM on December 24, 2000


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