In the time it takes you to read this sentence, over 200,000 YouTube videos will be viewed. That's pretty incredible, until you consider that the number of e-mails sent worldwide during the same time period exceeds 8 million on average. Many of you don't even have that many pixels on your screen right now.
I love to be updated on these mind-blowing numbers every now and then, and a nifty visualization always helps. Fortunately, a little design project called One Second on the Internet puts it all in perspective. It allows you to watch the Internet numbers grow as the seconds tick by, much like the national debt clock in New York.… Read more