Digital, Social & Mobile in 2015 – a 376 page (!!!) report on how the web changed in the last year.
Here is a really cool visualization of the world’s 7 billion population. From the quality of life perspective, it’s mind-blowing to see 48 people out of a 100 living on less than $2 per day. From the technology perspective, the upcoming mobile boom is obvious – 30 people have access to the Internet, while 75 have a cell phone.
LinkedIn brings to us the summary of 330,000,000+ profiles for this year:
Personally, I find the popularity of SEO, SEM, and digital marketing a bit disturbing. The rest, with technical skills dominating the list, is beautiful to see.
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Congratulations, gamer girls—you’re officially at the top of the food chain when it comes to games. A new study released by the Entertainment Software Association has revealed that adult women now occupy the largest demographic in the gaming industry. Women over 18 made up a whopping 36 percent of the gaming population, followed by adult men at 35 percent.
Teenage boys, who are often stereotyped as the biggest gamers, now lag far behind their older female counterparts, making up just 17 percent of the gaming demographic.
After reading Mark Story‘s “Coding every day” post, I started checking my own GitHub contributions chart once in a while. Until today, I haven’t noticed that the chart has two different modes. One is your public contributions, seen by people who are not part of your organization’s and private projects. Here is how mine looks. (Notice the “Public contributions” title of the graph).
Yeah, I know, pathetic. And here is how the full contributions chart looks like, for me and people who have access to see my private projects activities. The graph is for the same period. (Notice a simpler “Contributions” title of the graph”).
Could be better, but not as bad anymore. Now with that I’ll try to push more stuff to the Open Source side of things again.
Google is releasing some stats at their Google I/O event. According to The Next Web, they’ve now switched from device activation counters to 30-day user activity metric. Here’s how the growth over the last few years looks like:
That’s a lot in my book. With about 7 billion people living in the world, that’s 1 in every 7 people on the planet uses an Android device.
— A Googler (@google) June 25, 2014
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GitHub’s quick review and summary of 2013. There are some pretty nitty links from there.