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10,000,000,000 - the 2050s
100,000,000,000 - everyone has has ever lived
1,000,000,000,000 - the United Federation of Planets
10,000,000,000,000 - the Culture

How many people are…?
100 - 2x Bus
1,000 - Long train
10,000 - Local Gov ward
100,000 - UK Gov constituency
1,000,000 - Dublin urban area
10,000,000 - Greater London
100,000,000 - Germany
1,000,000,000 - N and S Americas

The UK's electric power consumption and what the sources are. Shows the current mix of gas turbines, wind farms, and imports from abroad.

It's normally a good idea to enable 2FA, such as requiring Google Authenticator codes, but which websites support it? And which websites don't take the security of your data seriously enough?

A private company will launch astronauts to the International Space Station tomorrow. This is the first manned launch from the US since 2011.

Voting for government positions over the internet is still a bad idea: little or no secrecy, and a dubious chain of trust

PingFS is the only true cloud storage. Computers respond to ping by repeating back whatever you sent. Your files are stored in ping packets, in-flight across the internet. Don't store any data, the internet will remind you.

The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross is on iPlayer in the UK. Happy little trees, happy little path.

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