In Brief

According to a report from researchers at the University of California, the average American consumes almost 34 gigabytes of data a each day.

While AT&T tries to find solutions to cope with iPhone users’s data usage, a report suggests that the scenario may only get worse if mobile use follows broadband use. According to a report from researchers at the University of California, the average American consumes almost 34 gigabytes of data a each day. Gaming is taking up to 55% of that data. Meanwhile, we are also consuming up to 100,000 words a day on the web, in print and listened to on TV.

The report is well worth a download as it’s full of all that scientific data you can use, dear readers, to put in your PowerPoints to persuade anybody about a course of action that comes from your gut. Probably the more interesting aspects of the report are the trends and forecasts at the end of the document. Here’s a piece on Dark Data that caught our attention:

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