Exploring Impact Data¶
Sort the following technological innovations by the number of human interactions they have each second. (Sort from most to least.)
You can find a visualization of the correct result here: http://onesecond.designly.com/.
Google Trends is an interesting tool to visualize global developments by looking at the frequency of certain search terms.
For example, you can compare interests in the different tech companies by country (try Brazil vs. Japan): https://www.google.com/trends/explore?date=all&q=Google,Facebook,Apple,Amazon,Twitter
You can see innovations like 3d-printing getting more popular: https://www.google.com/trends/explore?date=all&q=3d%20printing
Another fascinating Google product is their public data sets. You can explore where the energy is produced in the US: https://www.google.com/publicdata/explore?ds=djha77o4u941j_
TED talks are a great way to get informed about new ideas from all over the world: https://www.ted.com/topics/technology