We love the internet. It keeps us from feeling cut off while we live our pretty solitary lives together. And we’re sorta tech nerds (for all our hand tools and manual machines). But we’re not thrilled with how video is becoming a bigger and bigger part of internet interactions. We’re not really video fans.
As of May, YouTube says that over 48 hours of video is uploaded every minute to their site.
How is that possible? This is some kind of crazy time multiplication. One minute goes by, two days of time are uploaded?
But of course, there are so many people living and experiencing any given moment in time. So one minute of time elapsed on the planet is 6.95 billion minutes lived by the 6.95 billion people currently living on the planet.
That means that for every minute that goes by on a clock (doing some math) there are about 13,000 years worth of new lived experiences accumulated in the world.
That is a lot of living.