Saturday, May 21, 2011

Statistics on the Amazing Volume of Online Activity

Facebook: Users submit 650,000 comments every minute

YouTube: 35 hours of video are uploaded every minute

eBay: $2,000 of transactions every second

Google: 34,000 searches per second

Twitter: 1,600 Tweets per second

Apple: 3 billion apps downloaded from users in 77 countries.

Future: By 2024 the world’s enterprise servers will annually process the digital equivalent of a stack of books extending more than 4.37 light-years to Alpha Centauri, our closest neighboring star system in the Milky Way Galaxy.


~Technology Liberation Front blog

7 Comments:

At 5/21/2011 8:52 AM, Blogger juandos said...

Maybe its time to take a look at the possibility of investing in ARM or Calxeda...

 
At 5/21/2011 1:58 PM, Blogger Benjamin said...

All fine, except that Proxima Centauri is the closest star to our own Sun.

 
At 5/21/2011 4:31 PM, Blogger Mark J. Perry said...

Alpha Centauri is the closest star SYSTEM, Proxima Centuari is the closest STAR, and is part of Alpha Centauri.

 
At 5/21/2011 6:32 PM, Blogger Benjamin said...

Maybe I should stick to woodworking...

 
At 5/22/2011 7:25 PM, Blogger Hydra said...

Benjamin

Sawed some nice cherry and walnut today. Interested?

5/4 cherry 10 inch wide by 15.

5/4 walnut 8 in wide by six ft. Larger cuts to follow. Free startracker app.

 
At 5/22/2011 7:27 PM, Blogger Hydra said...

Information isn't the same as knowledge.

 
At 5/22/2011 8:16 PM, Blogger Benjamin said...

Hydra-

Sounds like great stuff. Shipping to Los Angeles?

 

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