Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull wreaked havoc on European air travel, but it could have been worse. Much, much, much worse!
As part of the BBC's SuperPower season, exploring the power of the internet, BBC News charts the growth of the connected world.
State of the art of the Internet in 2009.
Italian writer, blogger and photographer Vincenzo Cosenza has put together a visualization showing the most popular social networks around the world on a map, based on recent traffic data (December 2009).
Below are some pictures of what it will look like if Google ruled the world…
A map that shows the average rates and speeds of Internet connections worldwide. We notice very quickly that Japan and Korea have an edge but also that France is doing very well.
Fantastic video on the progression of information technology, researched by Karl Fisch, Scott McLeod, and Jeff Brenman, remixed.
An official update to the original "Shift Happens" video from Karl Fisch and Scott McLeod, this June 2007 update includes new and updated statistics, thought-provoking questions and a fresh design.
Wonderful, concise video that helps raise awareness of the issues of globalization in our newly connected world first raised in Thomas Friedman's book, The World is Flat.
Breathing Earth is a real-time simulation that displays the CO2 emissions of every country in the world, as well as their birth and death rates.
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