[Beowulf] dedupe filesystem

John Hearns hearnsj at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 5 13:18:13 EDT 2009


2009/6/5 Lux, James P <james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov>:
>>
> In theory, then, with sufficient computational power (and that’s what this
> list is all about)  with the data on a small thumb drive I should be able to
> reconstruct everything,  in every version, I’ve ever created or will create.
>  All it takes is a sufficiently powerful “rendering engine”
>
If I am not wrong, you have been reading "Godel, Escher, Bach: An
Eternal Braid"?
In which case you will next say that all of these keystrokes can be
encoded as one unique prime number, which is very
easily stored on a very small thuimb drive.

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