Whales and Wales – Weekly Question

You can compare most things to Whales or Wales. How frequently is an area the size of Wales cut down in the Amazonian rainforest? How long are 5 double-decker buses?

200TB == six blue whales ?
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So this slide came up on screen during the BBC YouTubers satire, Pls Like. It might seem ridiculous, two incomparable quantities, but it’s a fun jumping off point to consider the knowledge domains and dataspaces we might consider if we had this slightly silly problem. What does it mean to store a whale?

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