30 Simple Ways You Should Be Using Google. So useful! I am always forgetting how much google can actually do. For those days when I'm in a hurry or don't feel like sifting through the web to find a new tool, I'll just use google for the basics. And the neat thing is that I know it is a safe resource to introduce to my students as well.
How Much Data Is Created Every Minute? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Next time you run a Google search, think about the fact that it’s just one of 2 million that Google will receive in that minute. In the same amount of time, Facebook users post 684,478 pieces of content. Crazier still, online shoppers spend an average of $272,070 every minute. That’s over $391 million every day — quite the chunk of change.
The Internet of Things Has Vast Economic Potential, McKinsey Report Says
A study by the McKinsey Global Institute predicts that the Internet of things, a term for sensor-laden machines connected to the web, will in the year 2025 create between nearly $4 trillion to $11 trillion in economic benefits globally. That includes profits to device-makers, efficiencies, new businesses and savings to consumers from better-run products. It is difficult to measure the current economic benefit though, because most people now working with the technology are still in the early…
The shift to a social knowledge economy, however, is doing more than creating efficiencies. Technology and the Internet are also fueling huge disruptions in many businesses. The disruptions are just starting in the education sector and are sure to mirror those that have already led to huge challenges for newspapers, magazines, music companies and even movie studios, all of which are struggling to maintain profitable businesses in the face of on-line competition. At the same time, technology…
***Taking Timeout from Technology *** "The ""Taking Timeout from Technology"" study, reveals that 20% would suffer from withdrawal symptoms if they had to go 24 hours without their digital devices. http://liveconsciouslynow.com/ Enjoy!"