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It's about 0.0000002 times as much as a Human Brain
In other words, 601.30 megabytes is 0.00000022 times the amount of a Human Brain, and the amount of a Human Brain is 4,500,000 times that amount.
According to Northwestern University psychology professor Paul Reber, the capacity of the human brain is a theoretical 2,700,000,000 megabytes. Each lobe of the brain consists of folded neural tissue with a total area, if unfolded, of about 0.24 sq. m.
It's about 0.0000002 times as much as The US Census Bureau
In other words, 601.30 megabytes is 0.00000022 times the amount of The US Census Bureau, and the amount of The US Census Bureau is 4,500,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. United States Census Bureau, a.k.a. Bureau of the Census) (2010 figures) (total active data)
The United States Census Bureau administers 2,700,000,000 megabytes of demographic and population data gathered through the decennial census and other surveys. The Census Bureau makes the results of each census public 72 years after they are gathered.
It's about 0.0000002 times as much as Netflix's Watch Instantly catalog
In other words, 601.30 megabytes is 0.000000178 times the amount of Netflix's Watch Instantly catalog, and the amount of Netflix's Watch Instantly catalog is 5,620,000 times that amount.
(May, 2013 figures)
The uncompressed source copies of all the movies available for instant viewing on Netflix total 3,370,000,000 megabytes. According to estimates, videos streamed from Netflix account for about 29% of all Internet traffic, as of 2013.
It's about 6,000,000 times as much as a Magnetic Stripe Card
In other words, 601.30 megabytes is 6,000,000 times the amount of a Magnetic Stripe Card, and the amount of a Magnetic Stripe Card is 0.00000020 times that amount.
(maximum capacity; per ISO 7811 specification)
The storage capacity of a magnetic stripe on a credit or identification card is about 0.0001 megabytes. According to legend, Forrest Parry, the IBM engineer who developed the first magnetic stripe card in 1960, was able to solve the problem of adhering the strip to the card after his wife suggested using an iron.
It's about 0.00000010 times as much as The Letters Delivered by the US Postal Service in 2010
In other words, 601.30 megabytes is 0.000000100 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 10,000,000 times that amount.
(2010 figures)
All letters delivered by the United States Postal Service in 2010 will equate to 5,000,000,000 megabytes 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 0.000000010 times as much as Mozy
In other words, 601.30 megabytes is 0.0000000100 times the amount of Mozy, and the amount of Mozy is 100,000,000 times that amount.
(2009 figures) (total file storage)
Mozy, the online data backup service, stores about 50,000,000,000 megabytes 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 0.000000009 times as much as The Books in the Library of Congress
In other words, 601.30 megabytes is 0.0000000090 times the amount of The Books in the Library of Congress, and the amount of The Books in the Library of Congress is 100,000,000 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 70,000,000,000 megabytes if fully digitized. The collection contains a total of 142,544,498 items as of 2009.