In a world run by Internet connectivity for all aspects of life, from efficient work operations and management to social networking connections, it is no surprise that information is the foundation of our collective future. That being said, here are some quirky facts about technology that you may find surprising.
1. On eBay, there is an average of $680 worth of transactions every second.
22. There are 500 apps added each day to the Windows Phone Store.
And most importantly...
23. The man known as the Father of Information Theory, Claude Shannon, invented the digital circuit - the foundation of the magic that provides us all access to the Internet today - during his master's degree program, when he was just 21 years old.
Any other cool tech facts? Here's one we missed! Did you know that a study conducted by Infosurv found that advertisers can expect an improvement in recall rates for vanity 800 numbers vs. numeric phone numbers displayed in visual media and 9x higher recall rate in the case of audio ads (radio or podcasts).
Diana Zelikman is an editor at Fueled, the leading iPhone app builder in New York City, renowned for its award winning mobile design and strategy.
Diana Zelikman is an experienced marketing professional with over 5 years of experience in the home improvement and digital platform industries. She has worked with companies such as Builderdome, AXA US, Whim NYU, and Fueled. Diana holds a degree in Human Computer Interaction Design from City, University of London and a degree in English Literature from State University of New York at Binghamton. With her strong background in marketing and design, she has a unique perspective on digital marketing and UX.