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IOS’ Scan to Zero
Historically, nothing is apparently harder to imagine that you might think.
Despite being a Math Whiz culture, the Sumerians had no symbol for zero until 300 BC. The Mayans, another Math show-off civilization – good enough that the Inca’s would try to steal their answers on those Central American math quizzes – came up with it much, much later, around 350 AD. Even that later date put everyone else to shame where the concept of zero did not find its way to Europe until the 1100’s.
So, the concept of Zero, going from something to nothing, an absolute nothing, proved to be hard to describe, hard to notate, even harder to grasp. On some level is it still? Let’s find out…
Take a quick look at your monthly off-site box storage bill. If it is from IOS, you can figure out your costs in a nanosecond, for other box storage companies this will take a while. I will wait…