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Les outils de data visualisation [présentation powerpoint] Digital Divide: If You're Reading This, You're One of the Lucky Ones [INFOGRAPHIC] Even in the richest countries on the planet such as the U.S., not everyone has easy access to this cornucopia of connectivity, the Internet.

Digital Divide: If You're Reading This, You're One of the Lucky Ones [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Internet is a tremendous growth engine, responsible for 21% of economic growth in the more advanced countries in the world, according to a McKinsey study. While those of us in the United States complain about how we have to pay more for Internet service that's slower than those of other first-world countries, within the United States there's a gaping chasm between the haves and the have-nots.

In this infographic by OnlineITdegree.net, an ad-free website describing itself as "an online informational resource for individuals looking to pursue IT degree of related education and careers," you'll find surprising information about the differences in Internet access in the United States. Beyond that, you'll see more information about how the U.S. lags behind other countries in Internet technology, broadband speed and access. Physics or Fashion? What Science Lovers Link to Most [Interactive]

People who are intrigued with physics are somewhat intrigued with computer science, too, but they are crazy about fashion.

Physics or Fashion? What Science Lovers Link to Most [Interactive]

Top Tech Trends of 2011 (infographic) Stay Connected with Us!

Top Tech Trends of 2011 (infographic)

Follow TechnoBuffalo So what can we learn from 2011? Well for one, according to this infographic, it seems people en masse absolutely do not like being hardwired. On the contrary, our affinity for sharing, streaming and being mobile has become a full-blown obsession. Internet of Things. Surface. The Manual Photography Cheat Sheet. The Manual Photography Cheat Sheet by Miguel “Mig” Yatco is a very cool infographic for anyone who is ready to move off of Automatic Mode on their camera!

Yes, that means you! Quit taking average photos with average settings! No matter if you shoot with film or digital, understanding of these four aspects of photography are key to taking good shots. I love how each one shows the reader the range of values, the impact of moving along the range to the pcitures and what the actual display looks like in the viewfinder on both Nikon and Canon cameras. Submarine-cable-map-2012.telegeography.com. Camera Selection Infographics - The 'What Type of Camera Should I Get' Chart is Realistic. If you are thinking about purchasing photography equipment, consider checking out the 'What Type of Camera Should I Get' infographic before buying more than what you need.

Camera Selection Infographics - The 'What Type of Camera Should I Get' Chart is Realistic

Although many assume a DSLR is the ideal choice, it is important to consider what you really use your camera for before blowing hundreds on a high-powered device. A DSLR is ideal for those who practice photography as their profession or when photo quality is of the upmost importance. If you are looking for DSLR quality without the bulk, mirror-less interchangeable lens cameras are quickly popping up on today's market. But if you see yourself taking everyday photos of your friends at parties, consider saving your money for brewskis and opt for a compact camera or simply use your phone's camera. What topics science lovers link to the most. Hilary Mason, chief scientist at bitly, examined links to 600 science pages and the pages that those people visited next: The results revealed which subjects were strongly and weakly associated.

What topics science lovers link to the most

Chemistry was linked to almost no other science. The Elements Revealed: An Interactive Periodic Table. Metals That Enable Our Gadgets Are Vanishing. It’s been widely reported that we’re running out of the rare-earth elements and various other metals that make our smartphones and computers run.

Metals That Enable Our Gadgets Are Vanishing

But rarely do you get very precise information about how dire that problem is. It’s not that we don’t know--it’s simply that we haven’t had any decent information designers addressing the data. So having this nice little chart by Camden Asay is particularly useful: End-of-theLine-Camden-Asay-Full.jpg (2550×1650) Mining and Metals. History of the U.S. Space Shuttle Program. Planets Large and Small Populate Our Galaxy (Infographic) Buy This Infographic as a Full-Size Poster Astronomers have discovered more than 700 alien planets beyond the solar system, and the count is rising all the time.

Planets Large and Small Populate Our Galaxy (Infographic)

Some are large and hot, and others are smaller and cooler, but scientists are still on the lookout for an Earth twin. They just got closer, with the announcement Dec. 5 of a planet found by NASA's Kepler space telescope to lie in the habitable zone around its star where liquid water, and perhaps life, could exist. NASA's Virtual Snow Globe Looks at 10 Years of the White Stuff. NASA has released a video that highlights where snow graced the Earth during every month for more than 10 years.

NASA's Virtual Snow Globe Looks at 10 Years of the White Stuff

The clip starts with a snow-covered map of the Earth on February 2000 and runs all the way up until last month. The maps show observations collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite. 12 Visualizations That Will Change the Way You View Scale in Your World. Scale is a simple concept.

12 Visualizations That Will Change the Way You View Scale in Your World

From a very early age, children know about big and small, heavy and light, more and less. Extreme scales, however, are another story. Try to imagine, for example, the size of the universe… or $1 trillion made up entirely of dollar bills. Exactly. “The Scale Of The Universe 2″ Animation Made By 14-Year-Olds Is Mind Blowing. The "Scale Of The Universe 2" is an awesome Flash animation packed with info.

“The Scale Of The Universe 2″ Animation Made By 14-Year-Olds Is Mind Blowing

*UPDATE: Cary Huang, creator of “Scale Of The Universe 2″, answers some questions for the Hub. See his comments below. . * Infographic Captures The Amazing Scale Of Space, Through Scrolling. How Much Americans Spend on Electronics [INFOGRAPHIC] Think you've got bad gadget spending habits? If you're a single male between the ages of 50 and 65 living in San Jose, Calif. your tech splurges might be par for the course, according to research by Bundle.com. By aggregating anonymous data from the U.S. government, banks and other third-parties, Bundle has broken down Americans' gadget spending by city, age, household type and income level.

While some of the findings are expected (monthly tech spending increases as the household gets larger), some are less so. For example, Madison, Wis. beats Seattle, Wash. in monthly spending, and 50 to 65-year-olds outspend their younger counterparts, on average. History of Apple. Apple iPad Buyer Is a Male, Pet-Owning Gamer.

Apple Evolution: 30 Years in 2 Minutes. Android Market: 10 Billion Downloads. Google's celebrating a pretty big app market milestone: 10 billion apps served...er..downloaded. In a blog post, the search giant announced the landmark for the store, which serves its mobile OS-phone-carrying customers, noting that app downloads have been accelerating over the last year or so. "One billion is a pretty big number by any measurement. However, when it’s describing the speed at which something is growing, it’s simply amazing," noted Eric Chu, Director, Android Developer Ecosystem in the post.

All About The Mobile App Market. App-market-larger.jpeg (1000×5710) The Problem with Patents. By now, you’ve probably grown tired of the seemingly endless lawsuits that have been launched in the mobile industry. We have even lamented that companies on both sides of the fence would rather spend time litigating than truly innovating and bringing new products to the table. It seems many people are sick of the patent system in the United States. The folks over at Frugal Dad have put together a nifty little infographic on the current state of the patent system in the United States. The Best Airports and Airlines for Tech-Dependent Travelers [INFOGRAPHIC]