Sept. 15, 2019 · 2 MIN READ
The latest estimate from the World Bank puts global GDP at roughly $86 trillion in nominal terms for 2018. This visualization from Howmuch.net uses data from the World Bank, released in July 2019, to visualize the entire global economy by GDP in 2018.
Sept 01, 2019 · 1 MIN READ (Updated Sept. 07, 2019)
Hurricane Dorian Updates: A ‘Catastrophic’ Category 5 Storm With Ferocious Winds—Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 185 m.p.h. and gusts over 220 m.p.h., according to the National Hurricane Center… [continue reading]
June 27, 2019 · 3 MIN READ
One of the biggest stories in Asian business is China’s “Belt and Road” Initiative, President Xi Jinping’s signature foreign policy venture that aims to redraw global trade routes. It is estimated to cost more than $1 trillion USD, making it arguably the largest overseas investment programs ever undertaken by a single country. This could likely change the global eco-economic and geopolitical balance of power.
Apr 15, 2019 · 2 MIN READ
The exponential growth of data is undisputed, but the numbers behind this explosion are hard to comprehend, particularly when looked at in the context of one day. By 2025, it’s estimated that 463 exabytes of data will be created each day globally – that’s the equivalent of 212,765,957 DVDs per day!
Apr 11, 2019 · 3 MIN READ
Tech companies are betting that the future of personal computing will be driven by the sound of your voice. If they’re right, this early stage of smart speaker adoption will have a massive impact on future profits. Switching smartphone brands is relatively straightforward, but switching an entire voice assistant ecosystem? That’s not quite as easy.
Apr 07, 2019 · 2 MIN READ
A whole lot can happen in an internet minute. If you have been wondering, wonder no more. This easy-to-digest infographic breaks down what happens in one minute on the internet: 18.1 million text messages and 188 million emails sent, 3.8 million Google searched, 4.5 million videos watched on YouTube, and 694,444 hours watched on Netflix.
Dec 24, 2018 · 2 MIN READ
Are you feeling like getting inspired, motivated or just looking for a feel-good cry? Then look no further. There’s no better way to start your day than with a fresh cup of coffee and a nice TED talk to make you feel ready to take on your day. Each talk is shorter than 30 minutes, so feel free to bookmark for later consumption. Feast your mind.
Dec 14, 2018 · 2 MIN READ
The latest estimate from the World Bank puts global GDP at roughly $80 trillion in nominal terms for 2017. This chart from HowMuch.net uses data from the World Bank to visualize the entire global economy by GDP in 2017 in one chart.
Dec 14, 2018 · 3 MIN READ
There are over 1.1 billion websites on the internet, but the vast majority of all traffic actually goes to a very select list of them. Google.com, for example, has an astounding 28 billion visits per month.
Dec 06, 2018 · 2 MIN READ
The company is expected to go public as early as the first quarter of 2019 and its valuation is expected to exceed the $15.1 billion it previously was estimated to be worth.