Skip to content
This day’s portion

Website aphorism #3: Text is more efficient than pictures

| Comments

Gutenberg’s txt version of Anna Karenina consists of 2,068,079 bytes, while this picture of a disused mill between Dunwich and Walberswick is 245,618 bytes, i.e. 11.9% of the size of the whole of Anna Karenina. Online, text is infinitely more effcient in conveying information than images.

Leon Paternoster

Leon Paternoster

Permalink: https://www.thisdaysportion.com/notes/2021-01-03-web-aphorism-3-text-more-efficient-than-images

Previous note

Next note

Comments

Add a comment

Required fields marked * I won’t publish or share your email address. Privacy statement.

Comments are moderated and won’t appear straight away. Subscribe to the comments feed to see when new comments are published.

No comments yet 🦉.