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Very big numbers are hard to imagine. I just spent a while looking at this diagram of the wealth of the super rich, shown to scale, and compared to familiar things: mkorostoff.github.io/1-pixel-w

One of the things that I was surprised to not already know: it mentions that the checks that people in the US received last month are not gifts, but loans, which must be repaid through taxes.

@frameacloud At this point I'm just grateful nobody can yet measure their wealth in up-arrow notation. *sigh*

On the other hand... now you've given me a great idea for a one-off transhumanist SF satire.

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