Some slightly random visual aids

Lots of data packed in to a five minute video, which really brings home how much and how many things are going on (via Transform). Lots of the numbers are now getting on for a year old, which makes some of them look quaintly old fashioned.  Where the video has tweets per day at 27.3 million, for example, that’s for November last year: the chart below shows how fast that is changing (via John Naughton):

More people may be doing more things more frequently in more places, but that makes it even more important to remember the people who aren’t. Helen Milner periodically produces short, simple and information-rich presentation which tell us about them.  This is her latest:

Much of the data underpinning the slides is taken from the recent National Statistics publication, Internet Access 2010 [pdf].