There are only five "computers" on earth. turn them off and the internet breaks
2007: As the sea of business and scientific data rises, computing power turns into a strategic resource, a form of capital. "In a sense," says Yahoo Research Chief Prabhakar Raghavan, "there are only five computers on earth." He lists Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon. "Few others can turn electricity into computing power with comparable efficiency."
@jrballesteros05 here's the source for the 2007 quote. it took some finding! https://web.archive.org/web/20071216111630/http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/07_52/b4064048925836_page_5.htm
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