Maybe if anyone besides PETA cared about what PETA thinks this would be news, otherwise I have to quote John Oliver on this: "Hey everyone, we can just ignore them!"
Once it's digital, there is no 1:1 ratio. A simple Ctrl+C + Ctrl+V and suddenly it's a 2:1 ratio.
I really enjoyed reading about the little war between Microsoft and AOL during the chat heyday. However the author went into asides that were 3x longer than the actual story he was trying to tell, going through the entire history of Microsoft and Apple.
I'm no sure if anyone take Ray Kurzweil seriously... except of course for Ray Kurzweil.