If one iPad holds 16 Gigabytes of data. How high of a stack of iPads do you think you would need to get a zettabyte or an exabyte? Where will we store so much data, and who is responsible for all those bytes? 35% more digital information is created today than the capacity exists to store it.
Looking back into history, we arranged all of the Fortune 500 companies by their establishment date, and compared those dates to slumps in the economy. The numbers are quite interesting.
The world's internet users spent 110 billion minutes on social-networking sites in April, double the amount of time compared with a year earlier, according to the most recent monthly data from Nielsen. Nearly a quarter of all time online is now used to keep up with friends.
This chart shows, who are the keenest users of social-networking websites?
Remember upgrading your 14.4 modem to a 56k one? Or when you first surfed the web on broadband? Here's a comparison of popular Internet connection speeds, and more traditional means you could use to move the data:
People often underestimate quite how large Africa is, so we figured we'd put it in perspective by transposing as many of the world's other countries over it as we could. As you can see, Africa is larger than China, the USA, Western Europe, India, Argentina and the British Isles... combined!