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Data creation is exploding. Half of all the selfies and useless files people refuse to delete were created in the last two years alone. At the current rate, the world's data storage capacity will be overtaken by 2024 and we can't produce more fast enough. It will be nothing short of a catastrophe: data shortages, data rationing, storage black markets.
I don't know about you people, but I don't wanna live in a world where some hard sci-fi dystopian tropes don't come true.

@vortex_egg but I don't wanna live in a world where some hard sci-fi dystopian tropes don't come true

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I kid! I kid! But now maybe I should buy a nice 8TB spinny disk for my home media server.

@dustin @zpojqwfejwfhiunz Working in archival storage I share the sentiment about data waste but find this projection suspicious.

@zpojqwfejwfhiunz Storage scarcity could be beneficial to #privacy, though. When it's no longer cheap to keep data about you, many will choose no to.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.