The link above has been making the rounds of Internet sharing the past few days. It’s a great collection of graphs and maps that show how the Internet is used around the United States and Globally. Let’s all take a quick exhale of relief to learn that Facebook is not the most visited website in the Unite States. Win one for America.
Also, as someone who lived in Central Texas (Map #2) is not my favorite thing to see. Why can’t I get as fast of speeds as Seattle or New Hampshire?
Map #6, What Happens in 60 Seconds On The Internet… WOW! I mean think about it. In the amount of time it took you to read the above text the following has happened about the globe…
204 million emails have been sent
72 hours of video have been uploaded to You Tube
347 new blogs have been posted to WordPress (this will become one of the those when we hit “publish”)
Is is odd that the United States is not one of the most connected countries in the world? (Map #8) We think so.
Map #14 shows the underwater pipes that connects the world. How cool is this? Click on the link just below the Map to learn more and zoom into a specific region.
In case you are looking for a new way to cruise the net, have you heard about the new HP Chromebook made by Google? Check it out here… HP Chromebook Power By Google
Starting at just $279 it’s a great deal for a student looking for a powerful laptop that is also light weight and inexpensive. It relies on Google and being connected to the Internet to reach it’s real potential. Read a great review of the positives and negatives of HP and Google’s newest collaboration here… HP Chromebook Review