amazing facts about technology

From the time we wake to the moment we sleep, we constantly keep on interacting with different technologies. An alarm helps to wake up, some people book an Uber to go to their workplace where again they interact with a PC or laptop to accomplish, and finally, at night, some people use their tablet to help them fall asleep. Basically, our life is surrounded by technology which is constantly evolving and since the speed to this evolution is so fast, we can hardly see the changes. Here is a list of some amazing facts about technology growth which you will find astounding. Let’s get started!

  1. The first amazing facts about technology is there are 8 billion on people on the face of earth out which 3.8 billion have access to the internet which is about 40% of the population.
  2. The number of devices connected to the internet will go upward to 8 billion by 2020.
  3. Website creation is ever so easy today. A staggering 570 websites are created every minute.
  4. Google is for everything. If people want to know something, Google is the first place where they write their query. Google answers about 3.5 billion search queries every day.
  5. In a period of 60 days, YouTube creates more content than major television networks created in 60 years. 24 hours of content is uploaded to YouTube every minute.
  6. There has been a steady increase in the number of video streaming services; YouTube, Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon Prime and so on. By the end of 2020, 80% of the internet data spent will be on video.
  7. Due to data breaches, 4.2 billion records were stolen in 2016 alone.
  8. 2 billion users are active on Facebook today. 800 million likes are clicked every day and around 300 million photos are uploaded to Facebook per day.
  9. Babies born this year can say that they were born in a data and algorithm economy.
  10. A large majority of data on the internet was created in the last 2 years.
  11. Netflix is perhaps the biggest streaming platform. 250 million hours’ worth of content is watched every day.
  12. AI will outperform humans in some areas in the coming decade. Also, a quantum computer can become a reality which would increase the power of computers manifolds.
  13. Robots are likely to take away 5 million jobs from humans by the end of 2020.
  14. Self-driving car technology has been around for quite some time now. Test runs are going on in various parts of the world. 10 million self-driving will be on the roads by the end of 2020.
  15. Candy Crush is still relevant today. It earns $1.74 million daily.
  16. Apple launched the first iPhone in 2007. Approximately 2 billion iPhones are in the market right now.
  17. Approximately 55 million hours of music is streamed via music streaming apps.
  18. Around 550 tweets are sent per second.
  19. Around 60 billion e-mails are sent every day. 93% of these emails are spam and only 3% is useful. Last but not least amazing facts about technology
  20. Last but not least amazing facts about technology. 5 MB of data weighed a ton in 1956. Today we can carry tons of data in a 0.5-inch long chip.