We all know the internet is an invaluable tool for commerce, but there’s more to it than just the money that flows through its pipes.
Its an amazing tool for people to communicate with one another and have meaningful relationships with one other.
It’s also an incredible way for the human race to reach its full potential.
And yet, we’ve only seen it use up so much of the internet’s potential, and it’s starting to look like the internet may be in trouble.
In fact, the internet was supposed to last forever, but it’s currently in the process of slowing down.
What’s causing the internet to take so long to mature?
How much is it taking to make the web faster?
Are there any potential solutions that could make it more robust?
The answer to these questions will be important in the years to come, but for now, we’ll focus on a couple of key trends that we see accelerating the internet: the amount of data being processed, and the speed at which that data is being processed.
First, how much data is processed per second We’ve known for some time that data processing is a very large part of the digital world.
A study in the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society last year found that as much as 60% of all global online transactions are processed in a single second.
That means that when you shop online, pay for your groceries, pay with cash or credit cards, or get an Uber or Lyft, you’re essentially consuming data that’s being processed by hundreds of thousands of computers at once.
It could be said that the internet itself is processing much more than we thought it was capable of.
That’s because the amount and speed of data it generates has exploded.
In the early days of the web, the total number of pieces of data that could be stored on the web was a fraction of a percent of the total size of the world’s internet connections.
Today, that number has grown to nearly 20%.
And that number is projected to increase exponentially over the next few years.
A new study by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) has found that we’ll be consuming even more data than we previously thought possible by the year 2040.
The OII says that, by the end of 2020, we’re going to consume up to 50% of the entire internet’s traffic, and that this trend will continue until 2035.
In other words, by that point, data will be being processed at a rate that’s faster than a speeding bullet train.
And this growth will continue for years to see even more computers in the world.
The internet’s data processing rate will keep increasing as more data gets processed per minute.
As data gets bigger, the speed of processing it will increase.
That will be especially true in the coming years.
The next chart shows how data has grown over time in a graph from OII.
Source: OII (2016) A new report by the University of Oxford (University of Oxford) has predicted that the rate at which data is becoming larger will grow by 50% by the middle of the century.
That number includes the number of websites and devices connected to the internet, the amount in use per hour, and, in some cases, the data being generated by each of those devices.
This graph, taken from the OII report, shows the rate of data consumption at different points in time.
As the number and rate of devices gets bigger and more complex, we expect that data will become more and more difficult to store and process.
As a result, the number that is stored and processed will grow faster than the data that it is processed.
And the amount that data gets stored will also increase.
So data will grow at a rapid rate in the decades ahead, which means that we’re on the verge of a digital explosion that could put us on the path to a digital singularity, the point at which the internet will no longer be able to sustain the level of processing that it does now.
The rate at, or processing speed of, data also has an effect on how quickly it gets processed.
It can slow down the pace of the data itself.
For example, a large-scale study by researchers at the University.
Stanford University found that the average processing speed in the US internet was 1.8 megabits per second, which is about 10 times slower than the current global average.
In short, the rate the data is getting processed slows down as data gets larger.
Theoretically, that could help reduce data-processing costs, but in practice it means that there’s less data being stored, and more of it is being consumed in the form of data fees.
So, while the speed up in processing is welcome, it doesn’t mean that the data will suddenly stop being processed or that it will stop being consumed entirely.
Instead, we could be witnessing a dramatic increase in data-intensive activities like payments and online banking, and in some scenarios, a sharp increase in the amount stored on a device