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  • 1. Just Can’t Ever Get Enough
    Our insatiable appetite for technology
    Image by JakubKrechowicz
  • 2. In the past, broadband internet was considered a luxury that not every household had
    Photo by frhuynh
  • 3. Now, most households view broadband internet as much as a necessity as phone or TV
  • 4. In the last 10 years, the number of people using internet worldwide has increased by 444.8%
    Taken from Nielsen Online
    Photo taken by Angela
  • 5. The question is,
    what exactly are people
    consuming on the internet?
    Photo by Karli Ingersoll
  • 6. The rise of social networks have obviously played a large role in this…
  • 7. And people still
    get a lot of their news
    from online sources…
  • 8. What people really love though, are VIDEOS
    Photo by Aldo Gonzalez
  • 9. Video sites (youtube.com) are not new to the internet scene, but streaming sites that allow users to view TV shows or movies off the internet have become explosively popular.
    • Hulu.com, one of the first ‘official’ streaming sites launched, boasts 30 million monthly users (when asked on October 2010). That’s a lot of people watching TV shows and movies online.
    • 10. However, Netflix is leading the forefront of ‘on-demand’ delivery of content via the internet.
    • 11. In a recent study, Netflix accounts for a staggering 29.7% of all downloading network traffic in North America during peak hours.
  • The biggest draw of streaming TV and movies is the flexibility of being able to watch what you want, when you want.
    Photo by fauxto_digit
  • 12. In a world where we can have everything right now and whenever we want it, being able to stream resonates with that lifestyle.
  • 13. This is not surprising, with the internet we have a flood amount of content at our fingertips and we have been accustomed to never being bored.
    Photo by Raman Pfaff
  • 14. The evolution of mobile devices has enabled that full-time immersion that people want
    Photo by Nobuyuki Hayashi
  • 15. As of Jan. 22, 2011, the iTunes App Store surpassed over 10 billion apps downloaded
    Photo by Lee Bennett
  • 16. That does not even include all the Android users and Blackberry users…
  • 17. Will our consumption be ever satisfied?
    Or will technology be forever racing to catch up?
  • 18. All images are licensed under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 agreement, and sourced from flickr.com and stockvault.net