Ancient transistor ?computer board

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Tue Jun 16 15:14:54 CDT 2020

On 6/16/20 12:29 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
> Q: Is that link adequate to unambiguously identify any specific location
> within any sub-atomic particle in the universe?  (such as far more
> detail than is required for the PHYSICAL LOCATION of the start of the
> file??)

Well, let's do some spitballing here.

There are estimated to be around 10^80 atoms in the known, observable
universe, which is about 34 8-bit bytes worth.   So we could have a
unique number for each atom in the universe in only 34 bytes.

In that light, the URL *does* seem to be a bit excessive.


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