2. Here are internet speeds across America:
As Gizmodo explains:
“The map above shows relative download speeds (by congressional district*) across the contiguous U.S., based on January through July data from over 5,600 cities and towns represented in Ookla’s Net Index. Blue means a faster download speed than the national average of 18.2 Mbps, while red means a slower download speed.”
3. Here’s what global internet usage looks like throughout the day:
More detailed GIFs here.
There are caveats relating to sample size and bias, but it’s a helpful (and quite beautiful) illustration of worldwide internet activity patterns nonetheless. The Motherboard blog has some interesting context.
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