It's about 0.000000000000000000002 times as much as All Spoken Words in Human History (recorded)
In other words, 597 bits is 0.0000000000000000000015 times the amount of All Spoken Words in Human History (recorded), and the amount of All Spoken Words in Human History (recorded) is 670,000,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 times that amount.(2003 figures) (assumes 16 Khz, 16-bit mono recording)
Criticizing a 2002 estimate of 46,000,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 bits, linguist and University of Pennsylvania professor Mark Liberman asserted that it would actually require 399,999,999,999,999,966,445,568.00000000000000000000000000 bits to house a recording of all speech in human history, even at a relatively low level of quality. For the purposes of his calculations, Liberman estimated the total duration of such a project to include 416,390,367 years of continuous audio.
It's about 0.000000000000000010 times as much as The Internet
In other words, 597 bits is 0.0000000000000000100 times the amount of The Internet, and the amount of The Internet is 100,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000 times that amount.(2005 figures) (estimated)
Although the Internet is continuously changing, a 2005 estimate by Google CEO Eric Schmidt was that the total amount of data on the Internet would measure about 40,000,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 bits. An estimated 1 trillion web pages are published on the Internet, excluding photos, videos, and music content.
It's about 0.0000000000000010 times as much as Mozy
In other words, 597 bits is 0.00000000000000100 times the amount of Mozy, and the amount of Mozy is 1,000,000,000,000,000.00000000000000000 times that amount.(2009 figures) (total file storage)
Mozy, the online data backup service, stores about 500,000,000,000,000,000.00000000000000000000 bits of data backed up its users. Founded in 2005, Mozy's customer base has grown to 1 million personal and 60,000 business subscribers in just 5 years.
It's about 0.0000000000000010 times as much as The Books in the Library of Congress
In other words, 597 bits is 0.00000000000000100 times the amount of The Books in the Library of Congress, and the amount of The Books in the Library of Congress is 1,000,000,000,000,000.00000000000000000 times that amount.(2009 figures) (digitized entire collection)
The total collection of books, photographs, and other media housed by the United States Library of Congress would occupy about 600,000,000,000,000,000.00000000000000000000 bits if fully digitized. The collection contains a total of 142,544,498 items as of 2009.
It's about 0.000000000000010 times as much as The Letters Delivered by the US Postal Service in 2010
In other words, 597 bits is 0.0000000000000100 times the amount of The Letters Delivered by the US Postal Service in 2010, and the amount of The Letters Delivered by the US Postal Service in 2010 is 100,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000 times that amount.(2010 figures)
All letters delivered by the United States Postal Service in 2010 will equate to 50,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000 bits of data if stored digitally. In delivering the mail, the Postal Service fleet travels a total of 1.25 billion miles annually.
It's about 0.00000000000002 times as much as Netflix's Watch Instantly catalog
In other words, 597 bits is 0.0000000000000211 times the amount of Netflix's Watch Instantly catalog, and the amount of Netflix's Watch Instantly catalog is 47,400,000,000,000 times that amount.(May, 2013 figures)
The uncompressed source copies of all the movies available for instant viewing on Netflix total 28,300,000,000,000,000.00000000000000000000 bits. According to estimates, videos streamed from Netflix account for about 29% of all Internet traffic
It's about 0.00000000000003 times as much as a Human Brain
In other words, 597 bits is 0.000000000000026 times the amount of a Human Brain, and the amount of a Human Brain is 38,000,000,000,000 times that amount.According to Northwestern University psychology professor Paul Reber, the capacity of the human brain is a theoretical 23,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000 bits. Each lobe of the brain consists of folded neural tissue with a total area, if unfolded, of about 0.24 sq. m.