Category Archives: Stats

Al Gore Gives Birth to the Internet

Today in 1994, The Superhighway Summit was held at UCLA’s Royce Hall. It was the “first public conference bringing together all of the major industry, government and academic leaders in the field [and] also began the national dialogue about the Information … Continue reading

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The Social Impact of the Internet

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IDC: IT Industry in 2013 (Infographic)

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The Future of Liabraries (Infographic)

“The internet has already had a major impact on how people find and access information, and now the rising popularity of e-books is helping transform Americans’ reading habits. In this changing landscape, public libraries are trying to adjust their services … Continue reading

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Libraries without Books?

The just-released Pew Internet national survey on Library Services in the Digital Age found that people have different views about whether libraries should move some printed books and stacks out of public locations to free up space for tech centers, … Continue reading

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Unprepared for College

– At the time of graduation, nine in ten American high school graduates cannot identify Afghanistan on a map of Asia – Three in ten cannot find China—the biggest country in the world—on a globe – Roughly half cannot find … Continue reading

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564 Million Internet Users in China, 42.1% Penetration

  China’s web registry regulator, the CNNIC, today released data showing that China had 564 million internet users at the end of 2012, meaning that web penetration is 42.1%,  up from 8.5% in 2005. Source: Tech in Asia

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