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i had to deliver roughly 250 gb of data. after two days he received it. on a hard drive. by parcel service.
sending it online it would have been done by the next but two weeks. what a brave new world. (still better that uruguay)

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  • 4
    We sometimes do the same at work.

    In Tanenbaums networking book is an exercise to estimate the bandwidth of a St. Bernard carrying floppy disks / tapes over a certain distance.
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    https://what-if.xkcd.com/31/
    It'll always be like that. If the amount of internet traffic increases, local storage will do the same.
  • 2
    https://aws.amazon.com/en/...

    AWS even offers this service with their own trucks, having both power to run things as well as fibre optic connection to load the truck...
  • 1
    @Wack cool! didn't considered this being a thing until now.
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