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3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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Google's Project Loon close to launching balloons

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Google says its Project Loon is close to being able to produce and launch thousands of balloons to provide Internet access from the sky.

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This is just so cool. Would like to see this here in Guatemala.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, April 18, 2015 5:16 AM

The ambitious project has been underway for a couple of years and involves beaming down LTE cellular signals to handsets on the ground from balloons thousands of feet in the air, well above the altitude that passenger jets fly.

Sudeep Sirur's curator insight, April 18, 2015 7:20 AM

Google !

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How People Use the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

How People Use the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC] | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Today, around the world more people have mobile phone subscriptions than have access to electricity and safe drinkable water. Today, almost a third of the world's population uses the internet (a 528.1% growth since 2000!

 

So what are we doing with all the time we spend online, and how do we know all that time is being spent in useful ways?

For many of us, the internet is among the first things we experience after we wake; in fact, 75% of users are online before 9 a.m. Over 75% of people in the US own a laptop, 53% a smart phone, and 31% a tablet. Email is the most common action performed by people on their laptops, while search is the top action for mobile phone and tablet users. 72% of people like to play games on their tablets while 70% use their mobile phones for social media. Where do we use these devices? 72% of people use their mobile phones while traveling, and 64% use them in restaurants and coffee shops. As for tablets, 88% of people use their devices in the living room, 79% in the bedroom.

 

Find more statistics and data at the infographic or article link.


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Thanks to Lauren Moss.

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Paco Arcoleo's curator insight, July 26, 2013 3:12 AM

Una semplice e chiara infografica sullo stato dei fatti degli utilizzatori di internet al giorno d'oggi, meno del 10% degli account umani/reali utilizza facebook, beh allora ci stiamo evolvendo sul serio ;)

LETP's curator insight, August 4, 2013 8:10 PM

Some useful facts! :)

9Dotstrategies's curator insight, September 3, 2013 11:25 PM

How People Use the Internet?

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Find out what happens online in 60 seconds

Find out what happens online in 60 seconds | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Walmart?! ;)

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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, April 15, 2014 9:58 AM

This is what life today looks like :). The statistic is incredible and the distances ar

José Antônio Carlos - O Professor Pepe's curator insight, April 15, 2014 11:28 AM

A velocidade de nossos dias em um simples gráfico.

Nicky Mohan's curator insight, April 15, 2014 8:23 PM

All in just 60 seconds