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40 Maps That Explain The Internet

40 Maps That Explain The Internet | People Data, Infographics & Sweet Stats | Scoop.it

The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world.


Via Lauren Moss
Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:
Here's why the Internet works, "... because open standards allow every network to connect to every other network.  (So far...)   This is what makes it possible for anyone to create content, offer services, and sell products without requiring permission from a central authority.

It levels the playing field for everyone and it’s the reason why we have a rich diversity of applications and services that many of us enjoy today.

Source:  Internetsociety.org    ~  D 

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Well Connected Mom's curator insight, August 22, 2014 8:04 PM

Curious how the Internet started?  These maps of servers show the progression.

Coolwired's curator insight, August 31, 2014 10:04 AM

This informative site sheds light on the pervasive workings of the Internet.

Mel Leggatt's curator insight, November 20, 2014 11:36 AM

A really excellent visual resource for understanding how the Internet has and continues to evolve.

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The Rise and Impact of Infographics: Marketing in the Social-Media Age

The Rise and Impact of Infographics: Marketing in the Social-Media Age | People Data, Infographics & Sweet Stats | Scoop.it
Infographics have become more popular with the rise of social media, fuelling the need for instant results by providing content in bite-size chunks.

Via janlgordon
Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

An infographic on infographics and trends on visual communication.  Very relevant to learning quickly and memorably.  ~ Deb

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Mercor's curator insight, January 28, 2013 7:38 AM

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janlgordon's comment, January 28, 2013 3:27 PM
Deb Nystrom, thanks for your comment