Thursday July 21, 2016

The Internet is changing the way we live, work, produce and consume.

At the heart of the Internet is data, massive amounts of it. As mobile usage goes up, so does personal data volumes. Over half of the Internet users are located in Asia.

This world map show Internet population and penetration.

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(Source: World Economic Forum)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Thursday Jul 21, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Tuesday June 28, 2016

Understanding crowdfunding and its regulations: how can crowdfunding help ICT innovation is a 2016 report, published by the European Union.

This report offers an overview of crowdfunding using the current literature on the topic. It explains how crowdfunding campaigns and crowdfunding platforms function. It next explains how start-ups can benefit from crowdfunding: start-ups can gain access to finance not otherwise available; but crowdfunding can also lend legitimacy to projects and can help these projects access traditional financing.

(Source: EU)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Tuesday Jun 28, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Friday May 27, 2016

Because it is just so summery here in Ottawa, I felt we deserved a 2nd Friday Fun.

Twitter posted this map of the U.S., looking at which states have the most people tweeting about ice cream and their favourite flavours.

(Source: MADGIC Staff)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Friday May 27, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share