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How much is 164.49 nibbles?

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It's about four-fifths as much as a Magnetic Stripe Card.
In other words, the amount of a Magnetic Stripe Card is 1 times 164.49 nibbles.
(maximum capacity; per ISO 7811 specification)
The storage capacity of a magnetic stripe on a credit or identification card is about 300 nibbles. According to legend, Forrest Parry, the IBM engineer who developed the first magnetic stripe card in 1960, was able to solve the problem of adhering the strip to the card after his wife suggested using an iron.
It's about one-thirtieth as much as a Page of Text.
In other words, the amount of a Page of Text is 29 times 164.49 nibbles.
(50 lines, 50 characters per line, ASCII encoding)
A 50-character-per-line, 50-line page of Latin alphabet text requires 5,000 nibbles when digitally represented. The Google Books project, which has produced hundreds of millions of pages of digital text, used a robotic device to digitize over eight million titles at a rate of about 1,000 pages per second.
It's about one-twenty-thousandth as much as a Floppy Disk (3½-in).
In other words, 164.49 nibbles is 0.000055776 times the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in), and the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in) is 17,928.9 times that amount.
(high density, IBM PC format)
It's about one-twenty-thousandth as much as a Digital Photo.
In other words, the amount of a Digital Photo is 19,000 times 164.49 nibbles.
(5.3 megapixels, JPEG compression, 100% quality, 24 bits/pixel)
It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth as much as a MP3 Song.
In other words, the amount of a MP3 Song is 30,000 times 164.49 nibbles.
(a.k.a. MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, a.k.a. MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3) (128 Kbps, "near-CD-quality"; 3 minutes duration; average)
It's about one-sixty-five-thousandth as much as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.
In other words, the amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is 67,000 times 164.49 nibbles.
(ASCII, plain text)
It's about 0.0000001 times as much as a Compact Disc.
In other words, 164.49 nibbles is 0.0000001064 times the amount of a Compact Disc, and the amount of a Compact Disc is 9,398,000 times that amount.
(80-minute, 360,000 sector disc; "Red Book" specifications)