The world of technology and the Internet is immense. It is so much diversity that thousands of different stats and trends can be put together and this will not encompass it all. Some of these stats are just mind-blowing. Those we would like to share with you in this article.
Some of them are small, some are quite large, but all are interesting and may change the way you think about technology and the world of the Internet.
Okay, let’s dive straight in.
- 5G Data Speeds
The speed of 5G data, once fully implemented, is one-thousand times faster than the current average download speed we have today.
- Augmented Reality
It is predicted that by 2020, 100 million consumers around the world will shop online using augmented or virtual reality.
- Car Accidents
The Internet of Things (IoT) is currently reducing the number of car accidents. By 2022, it is believed that insurance companies will save $45 billion because of IoT.
- Computing Power
The growth of computing power is currently doubling every 30 months, which has led to significant technological advances since 1975.
It is predicted that by 2020, the average person will have more verbal interaction with bots compared to their spouses or closest members of their families.
- Digital Currency
Did you know that 92% of the currency around the world is in digital form? Only 8% of the current global currency is in the form of physical money.
- Human Collaboration
Did you know that the teams with “good chemistry” are usually teams that do not succeed as often as you might believe? Discourse and disagreement actually lead to more productive teams.
There are more than 682 million iPhones around the world, making the iPhone far and away the most popular of all smartphones.
Today, approximately 1 out of 8 couples who get married met each other on the Internet. Representing a significant increase from just a decade ago.
- New Zealand
Many tech companies test products in New Zealand for two reasons. The residents speak English and the country is quite isolated, so if a product fails, news takes time to spread.
QWERTY-based keyboards are actually designed to slow down typing, so you make the fewer mistake. They are not designed for efficiency like Dvorak keyboards.
- Self-Driving Autos
Every year, 1.25 million people die and 50 million are injured in car accidents around the world. 95% are caused by human error which self-driving autos are designed to eliminate.
- Smart Marketing
Digital marketing is a smart marketing. However, today, approximately one-half of all small businesses around the world do not have a website. When you consider the number of small businesses in the US, that means 50% have no web presence.
- Wasting Time
While people waste time every day, did you know that for each hour a business meeting lasts, it wastes about 30 minutes.