Breaking Down: Collapse

Episode 92 - The Environmental Impact of Big Data

June 21, 2022 Kory & Kellan Episode 92
Breaking Down: Collapse
Episode 92 - The Environmental Impact of Big Data
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Data is a lesser-talked-about element of collapse, but an important one! "The Cloud" is, indeed, not a magical floating database in the sky where data can be stored for free. Rather, it's a vast number of energy-consuming, environment-destroying servers all over the world. As the internet grows and big data with it, how long is it sustainable, and what would take to break it?  

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11948-019-00171-7

https://techjury.net/blog/big-data-statistics/#gref

https://starry.com/blog/inside-the-internet/how-big-is-the-internet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX8sOrz_-Fg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73IiCG51_VI

https://www.statista.com/statistics/871513/worldwide-data-created/#:~:text=The%20total%20amount%20of%20data,replicated%20reached%20a%20new%20high.

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/abfba1

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