14 June 2014

40 Maps That Explain the Internet by Timothy B. Lee

The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. 

Here are a few of the maps I find more interesting...

 How the world gets online: fixed broadband penetration in 2012

Watch people wake up on Twitter

 Languages of the world according to Twitter



 The internet conquers the world


The source is Vox.

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