“… Interviewing almost 50,000 consumers across 46 countries, including all BRIC and most N-11 markets, Digital Life is the largest, most comprehensive study of the Global Digital Consumer, ever. These markets represent 88% of the global Digital population; we cover markets from where Digital is close to ubiquitous to those beginning their digital journey whether through PC at home, mobile or internet cafés. …”

Impressive and very well visualized. Sometimes quant actually is good 😉

http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649

“Some people interpreted the Geotaggers’ World Atlas maps to be maps of tourism. This set is an attempt to figure out if that is really true. Some cities (for example Las Vegas and Venice) do seem to be photographed almost entirely by tourists. Others seem to have many pictures taken in piaces that tourists don’t visit. …”

Blue – locals

Red – tourists

Yellow – unknown

read and see more here http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/sets/72157624209158632/

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we’re getting there!

via infosthetics.com: “… Bing Destination Maps [bing.com] seems quite interesting as a new way of rendering geographical maps in a more visually simplified, understandable and accessible way. In other words, imagine one can now create a sort of information-optimized summary maps, similar to those you would quickly draw yourself on the back of napkin. …”