Parity bits

A statistical look at our ever-expanding digital world.

Parity Bits

A statistical look at our ever-expanding digital world.

Credit: CTIA
3.2

The number of exabytes (a billion gigabytes) of data traffic run across US wireless networks in 2013, up 120% from the 2012.

Credit: Sandvine.com
40%

Percent of traffic on some Latin American mobile nets live streaming The World Cup. 

Credit: IEEE Spectrum
80%

Percent of Linux code contributed by people paid for their work.

Credit: IEEE Spectrum
$450 MILLION

What the Federal Government spends each year on electricity to power its data centers.

Credit: CISCO VISUAL NETWORKING INDEX
14.5x

The amount of mobile traffic generated by an average 4G mobile connection compared to a non-4G connection.