The human mind, torrenting, hard drives, and why I need a life.

Author Kyle Perkins

By Kyle Perkins.

Okay, well, where to begin?

To understand what I am about to say, you’ll need to understand torrenting. I will explain this in the most basic way possible so that anyone can understand.BitTorrent_network.svgAlright, all set? Good.

Just kidding. Okay, so say you have a movie, and you want to share that movie with your friends, and let’s say your friends happen to be everyone on the planet, torrenting may be for you. When you torrent, you send out tiny bits of information around the world to millions of people, and when all those bits reach their computer, it makes a book, movie, song or what have you. You also get books, movies and tv shows the same way. Except, you never get it really from one person. When you torrent, you takes bits of information from hundreds of people at once, and once all of that…

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