Jul 1, 2019

Ridiculous Patent: Infinite Data Compression

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“claims to compress any input data by at least one bit”

“Now, suppose I compress 10 different files in this way — each of them compresses to a single ‘1’ or ‘0’ (a single bit).”

Why stop at a single bit? If it can compress any input by at least one bit, then it can compress an input of one bit into 0 bits. Infinite compression!

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