TIL by calculating the number of synapses and neurons, the human brain has been estimated to hold up to 2.5 petabytes of information

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  1. I feel like the comparison doesn’t really work. It’s like asking how many megapixels Kodachrome film was. You can come up with some numbers, but what you’re really saying is that you need so many megapixels in order to have a digital image with the same detail level as Kodachrome. The actual amount of pixels in Kodachrome is, of course, 0. And the actual number of bytes of information in the human brain is 0.

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