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How much does Wikipedia weigh? Not so much, about 50 kilos | Digital Transformation | Technology

If there is something on the internet that comes close to containing universal knowledge, it is Wikipedia. In the pre-digital era, comparable knowledge accessible from home was in encyclopedias. The difference in size is however astronomical. Jaime Crespo, a computer engineer and member of the Wikimedia Foundation team that is responsible for the persistence of its systems, has made an approximate calculation of the weight in terabytes of all the projects of his organization, of which Wikipedia is the main one.At the end of September, 500 and 600 terabytes were released, including the images. A 10 terabyte hard drive weighs 850 grams, and one terabyte equates to roughly 500 hours of HD video. The complete content of Wikipedia would therefore fit on about 50 kilos of hard drives. "...
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Penn State shows inspired by fighting, but is the Ohio State monster too much for James Franklin?

Would you blame James Franklin for leaving Penn State for USC if that opportunity is on the table? Everybody keeps asking that question. Depending on who answers, Franklin is either the attractive candidate or the hot seat coach. Franklin is capable of winning in both places. Yet Saturday's 33-24 loss to No. 5 Ohio State once again showed why that West Coast outing makes sense. It's about the Sisyphus nature of dealing with the Buckeyes Rock in the Big Ten East. Penn State played tough on Ohio State, especially in the first half. The Nittany Lions limited first-year phenom TreVeyon Henderson to nine carries for six yards and frustrated CJ Stroud. It was an Ohio Stadium-inspired performance. It's just that every time Penn State got close, the Buckeyes had an answer. MORE: Ohio Sta...
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College Football Playoffs Image for Week 10: Michigan State Jumps to No. 4

It's November, and college football playoff rankings are approaching. Michigan State will be the hot topic after recovering from a 16-point deficit to beat Michigan 37-33 on Saturday. The Spartans are the only undefeated team left in the Big Ten, and a resume that includes a victory outside of the conference in Miami cannot be overlooked. The Spartans have made their case for a top-four team in recent rankings, even if that comes at the expense of contenders like Cincinnati, Oregon and Ohio State. That last place is going to be controversial in the first set of rankings. Sporting News continues to rank those teams based on how the contenders should be ranked. The first set of CFP rankings will be on Tuesday.MORE: What You Should Know About Tuesday's CFP Qualification Program Each ...
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The man who promised to enter the select club of the million euros

Santiago Fuentes Jover. | DIARY OF GIRONA They promised returns of between 8 and 15 percent per month and paid owners every week with cryptocurrencies. The bait was very sweet and this led to many customers being attracted. In the end, but the case has ended with an alleged large-scale scam that is now under investigation in the National Court. And behind is the Girona man again Santi Fuentes who has already starred in other similar cases and that he has been under police and judicial investigation on several...
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Hispanic from California was sentenced to 195 months in jail for the kidnapping of a luxury car salesman

Another of the accomplices of Hispanic origin will receive his sentence on November 10. Foto: Sebastien Bozon / AFP / Getty Images A Hispanic from Pasadena, California, was sentenced Friday to 195 months (16 years) in jail. for his participation in a kidnapping against a luxury car salesman in 2018, reported the United States Attorney's office for the Central District of California. The convicted man named Anthony Valladares, 29, had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to kidnap in October 2020, prosecutors reported. Los Angeles Times. During the hearing, the federal district judge, Fernando M. Olguin, pointed out that Valladares and his accomplices they kidnapped the luxury car salesman so that finally the kidnapped person would end up dyi...
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Benidorm’s hospitality industry recovers its pulse except in the English area

A group of people on a terrace in the city. | DAVID REVENGA "The turnover for 2019 has recovered, especially since July," Álex Fratini, businessman and member of Abreca, the Association of Bars and Restaurants of Benidorm, told this newspaper. "We are almost at the same level," he pointed out. Because it recognizes that there is some type of hotel establishment that is not in that situation. For example, cocktail or leisure bars that "have had more time restrictions" and that "have not been able to...
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What channel is Patriots vs. Chargers today? Time, TV schedule for the NFL Week 8 game

Mac Jones will lead the Patriots against Justin Herbert and the Chargers in their Week 8 showdown on Sunday at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Jones completed 24 of 36 passes for 307 yards and two touchdowns in the New England Jets' 54-13 loss in Week 7. The 23-year-old rookie quarterback will look to make more strides this week against the Los Angeles defense. but New England (3-4) will likely be more successful running the ball; the Chargers are 31st in the NFL against the run. WEEK 8 PICKS: Against the spread | Straight upLos Angeles (4-2) is coming off a break and Herbert is coming off one of his worst performances. He threw 195 yards, the season-low, with one touchdown and one interception (67.8 passer rating, worst of the season), in Los Angeles' 34-6 loss to the Ravens ...
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What channel is Saints vs. Buccaneers today? Time, TV schedule for the NFL Week 8 game

Saints quarterback Jameis Winston will make his first start against the Buccaneers on Sunday. After a 13-10 win over the Seahawks, Winston is scheduled to host his former teammates at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome. Before re-signing with the Saints to a one-year contract in March, Winston served as a starter for the Buccaneers for five consecutive seasons. He was first selected as the first overall pick by the Tampa Bay organization in the 2015 NFL Draft. Buccaneers star defender Jason Pierre-Paul commented on his excitement about meeting Winston before the matchup. The outside linebacker has 18 tackles and 2.5 sacks in five games. "I can't wait, I can't wait" Pierre-Paul told reporters after Wednesday's practice. "I'm actually going to text him and tell him to get ready. I can't wait ...
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What channel are Steelers vs. Browns today? Time, TV schedule for the NFL Week 8 game

The Steelers (3-3) are coming off a break this week to face one of their AFC North rivals, the Browns (4-3) to advance their divisional standings. The Browns, on the other hand, are coming off a 17-14 win over the Broncos even though they had many of their key players on the injury reserve list, including quarterback Baker Mayfield. Backup quarterback Case Keenum threw for 199 yards and a touchdown last week. Before their goodbye, the Steelers won their previous two games. Their offense has been struggling so far this season as they only have 1,943 total yards, which is the fifth worst in the NFL. However, this is only through six games.Through seven games, the Browns have 2,754 total yards, which is the seventh-best in the NFL this season so far. They lead the league in rushing ya...
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What channel is 49ers vs. Bears today? Time, TV schedule for the NFL Week 8 game

The 49ers and Bears are coming off losing streaks heading into their Week 8 showdown on Sunday. The 49ers have now lost their last four games, while the Bears have lost their last two. Both teams have dealt with quarterbacks this season, but Jimmy Garoppolo and Justin Fields are now ready to be the quarterbacks on Sunday. The Bears have only scored a combined 17 points in their last two games. Over seven weeks, the 49ers defense has allowed 1,230 passing yards and 10 touchdowns per reception, along with 714 rushing yards and eight rushing touchdowns from opponents. The Bears defense has allowed 1,538 passing yards with 14 receiving touchdowns. This gives 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel (648 receiving yards, four TDs) a good chance to give San Francisco some scoring opportunities Sun...