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Santa spends $227 billion on technology to manage Christmas

Santa’s workshop boasts a highly-systematic, technologically-advanced, and expensive operation worth over $227-Billion, or so we would imagine in this infographic:

The infographic gathers ten already existing, super advanced technologies, that FinancesOnline.com believe Santa would need to use to make the seemingly impossible logistics of Christmas gift-giving a success.   It covers all aspects of Santa’s operations:

  • $37-billion-worth Amazon Drones or Gift-O-Copters will distribute the right gift to the right child
  • Santa’s Elves can go high-tech with advanced (and expensive!) Exoskeletons that will boost their productivity to the max!
  • 18 Chinese Supercomputers, worth $800-million each, will enable Santa to read billions of gift requests from kids around the world in an instant
  • To keep track of who’s good or bad, the whole operation will need a $12-billion Exabyte Data Storage hub — now that’s a long naughty list!
Cyber Santa Claus: Amazon Drones, Supercomputers and Other Cutting-edge Technologies Santa Can Use To Deliver Christmas Gifts

It kind of reminds me of the BBC trailer with Alan Sugar this year:

A tough job, but Santa has to do it!

Merry Christmas everyone.

See you in January.

About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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One comment

  1. But obviously they would have outsourced the entire Naughtiness operation (Detector and Database) to the NSA in a clandestine deal. Really no point in the planet doing all that work twice.

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