Some say that cloud computing has revolutionized the way we save and share information on the internet. Others say we’ve had it all along, just under another name: on-demand infrastructure. Whatever the case, we know that life just wouldn’t be the same without our music streaming (like on Spotify) or our file saving/sharing cloud programs.
This infographic, presented by ProfitBricks, shows a timeline of cloud computing and how it has grown to be the fantastic tool that it is today.
EMV-enabled cards are the future of credit cards. EMV-enabled cards use a PIN and chip system that provides more security than the traditional signature-style credit cards. The world is switching over to EMV while the US lags behind. Currently 42% of the world’s credit cards in circulation are EMV, but the US has not switched over due to costs.
This infographic, presented by Merchant Warehouse, explains the benefits of EMV-enabled cards.
Brought to you by Merchant Warehouse
While it’s true that smartphones are an incredible resource, they are also affecting users’ behaviors in their everyday lives. Forty-three percent of all cellphone owners are using a smartphone, and 20 percent of these smartphone users have become smartphonatics, or people who have changed their behavior regarding shopping, payments, and banking all because of their smartphones. To learn more about smartphones and their current and future effects on our society, check out this infographic presented by WhoCalledMyPhone.net.
A master’s degree can earn someone approximately $400,000 more in a lifetime than those with only a bachelor’s degree. It can also cost a student thousands of dollars, and a lot of time. Some master’s degrees don’t pay off, in relation to the cost it takes to earn one. This infographic presents five of the lowest-paying master’s degrees, presented by BestMastersPrograms.org.
Social opt-ins on Facebook app pages help brands obtain information from individuals in order to continue marketing to them. Particular apps, such as gaming, television, and music, most widely use social opt-ins in the US. Brands using social opt-ins most often do so to get individuals email addresses, birthdays, or to get a page like. Check out this infographic from Neolane to learn more about how brands use social opt-ins.
Road trips are an important American tradition, but where did they come from? After World War II, the US government created the Federal-Aid Highway Act in 1956 which led to the Interstate Highway System. Not only did this allow families to go on road trips, but young people all across the country began to hitchhike as well.
To learn more about road trips and their history in America, check out this infographic presented by CarInsuranceQuotes.com.
Presented by CarInsuranceQuotes.com
Thanks to science and technology new jobs are always being created. Check out the infographic below presented by DegreeQuery.com to learn about jobs of the future.
In the future, online fundraising will be the way to raise money for organizations. Check out this infographic presented by Blackbaud to learn more about where online giving is headed.
Giving Goes Digital – An infographic by the team at blackbaud
Is that a lab in your pocket?! No, it’s just a new Android smartphone. Latest advancements in smartphone technology allow new Android phones to measure everything from humidity to its ambient air. But that’s not all. These phones also have sensors that will pause video when it senses a loss of eye contact with the screen.
If you want to learn more about other new developments for Android phones, check out this infographic presented by the folks at Startapp.
courtesy of StartApp
Nowadays, it’s difficult to find someone who doesn’t have a cellphone. It’s no surprise, considering that 80% of the world’s population has one. One person in four checks their phone every ten minutes, and 84% of cell owners said they couldn’t go even a single day without checking their phone.
What does the future hold for these mobile users? Check out the infographic below, presented by ClickSoftware, to learn more about coming advances in cellphone technology.