This is an informational graphic from Intel showing some of the things that happen in a single minute of internet time. I was honestly surprised that some figures were as low as they were. Only 20 identities stolen? Those aren't the Nigerian scammers I know! Not included on the list: 80,000 moms forward spam emails, 30 dudes sign into Chatroulette with the intention of showing their dongs, my roommate maxes out our bandwidth downloading porn and brings my internet connection to a crawl, enough Viagra to pop a 1,000-year boner is purchased, and like five million people read Geekologie. "Five-million, really?" You heard me, five-million -- like a five with two zeros.
What Happens in an Internet Minute? [intel]
Thanks to Patty, who heard every four minutes on the internet a man signs up for a dating website as a woman with the sole purpose of seducing himself through his regular profile. Wow, that...sounds strangely erotic.
The internet is a funny place. Kidding, it's mostly depressing. And not "you caught yourself laughing at a little fat girl for falling off her bike" depressing, like actually depressing. Like if I took the time to read all the Geekologie comments I'd probably put both my han... / Continue →
A blogger turns to drugs & alcohol. And, 9 times out of 10, it's me. The other 1 time out of 10, The Superficial Writer drinks half a wine cooler and throws up.
NOTE: Larger version HERE because I heard you like big things.
This is a little infographic showing some of the... / Continue →
Note: Highest-res version available HERE.
This is a picture of the internet as represented by the icons of the most visited websites, with each icon's size depending on how popular the particular site is (specifically, the site's reach). For example, Geekologie's icon is 208 ... / Continue →