Nerd Research Minute – July 16 – Wowsa Stats on the Demand for Data
A small data collection on the enormity of the data spectrum
*The demand for data doubles every two years.
*Each minute, there are 4 million YouTube video views.
Source: https://merchdope.com/youtube-statistics/ and Nat Geo
*The consumption of data resulted in new words to measure it such as petabyte, which is a million gigabytes or 10 to the 15th power or 10,000,000,000,000,000
*3.4 petabytes of data are consumed every 60 seconds.
Source: Nat Geo’s Drain the Oceans