Here Comes the Zettabyte Age

The Wired Gadget Lab blog introduces us to the not too distant future when information measured in petabytes will be insufficient.

"According to a recent study by market-research company IDC, and sponsored by storage company EMC, the size of the information universe is currently 800,000 petabytes. Each petabyte is a million gigabytes, or the equivalent of 1,000 one-terabyte hard drives...but it’s just a down payment on next year’s total"