2014 Aug 26, 3:53
Mass mailing Internet scams intentionally use poor spelling, grammar etc to filter down to target ignorant audience .
2012 Jul 28, 2:35
The U.S. Census Bureau today released a new online service that makes key demographic, socio-economic and housing statistics more accessible than ever before. The Census Bureau’s first-ever
public Application Programming Interface (API) allows developers to design Web and mobile apps to explore or learn more about America’s changing population and economy.
2012 Mar 23, 1:19
New stats on HTTP caching on the web.
2011 Jul 26, 10:00
Opera has stats on what an 'average' web page looks like it in terms of HTML elemenets and attributes used etc.
2010 Sep 27, 1:51
Learn how to correctly generalize about the users of Reddit, Facebook, BoingBoing, etc based on the redirect HTTP stats collected from this sites recent popular post on Chewbacca.
2010 Sep 22, 12:13
Last.fm sorts its user's music prefs by gender and age and graphs it.
2010 Jul 1, 5:28
"Here are the top 25 rel values found in and tags in a moderately sized sample of the web today"
2010 May 4, 10:51
Survey asks you for your gender and color blindness status and then shows you various colors one by one and asks you to type the name. The results of this survey are presented here. Very few
differences between genders but there's plenty of interesting results in this document.
2010 Apr 29, 11:51
Stats from the State of Web Development 2010 web survey including: "Few respondents use any form of Internet Explorer for their day to day web use, but IE8 is the number one browser developers test
their sites in. Google Chrome has jumped dramatically as the browser of choice for developers, to rank 3rd, at 17% just behind Safari at 20%."
2010 Apr 29, 11:45
"...Well guess what? The demand for hotel WiFi has not gone away, quite the opposite, a growing number of hotel guests not only demand the hotel they book have proper wireless access but most will
consider *not* staying at a hotel that can't meet their basic access needs."
2010 Apr 11, 3:53
Has graphs of browser usage by version over time to show upgrade speed for Chrome, IE, and Firefox. Chrome has a lovely graph.
2010 Apr 11, 3:51
"In fact, more air marshals have been arrested than the number of people arrested by air marshals." Its easy to get awesome stats like this when talking about lawlessness on airplanes given its great
2010 Mar 22, 8:40
PDF overtakes Word as targeted attack vector of choice.
2010 Mar 5, 6:06
iPhone vs Android adoption per state and per gender. Apparently I'm out of my demographic with my G1.
2010 Feb 5, 8:00
Font stats on Mac and PC respectively.
2010 Jan 22, 1:23
Canada's National Film Board gives the successful stats of its website on which you can watch their films.
2009 Oct 6, 2:40
Changes in life expectancy in America - with graphs!
2009 Sep 14, 4:52 2009 Sep 9, 5:49 2009 Aug 3, 8:30
"The American Time Use Survey asks thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day." I enjoy the graph animation when switching between different groups.