website statistics
The Internet Map is a project which goes on to show the complex and detailed relationship between 350,000 websites.

Your Gadget shopping list for Holiday?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)

The web has literally exploded ever since it was first invented. Today, the web as we know contains hundreds of thousands of such websites which are very popular and are thronged by internet users. Now, a rather ambitious project called ‘The Internet Map’ has visually represented the relationship between 350,000 websites.

The visual representation of ‘The Internet Map’ is quite interesting. Think it like there’s a galaxy with hundreds of thousands of planets. These planets are then clustered together according to their likeness. That is precisely how websites are represented in this project.

In total, 350,000 websites from 190 countries comprising of all the domain zones which were there at the end of 2011 are represented on this map. To show which websites are popular and attract more traffic, the circles representing them is sized accordingly. The greater the traffic, the larger is the circle.

The space between two circles, or websites, is also measured. It shows the frequency with which a user clicks through from one website to another. Thus if a lot of users jump from site A to site B, the distance between the two is quite small on the map.

This project is by no means a small effort. It required complex and detailed engineering and mathematical resources to pull it off. Much like Google Maps, you are able to navigate through the huge cluster of websites by zooming in and out and grabbing the screen to pull sideways.

It is indeed a remarkable effort which goes on to show how inter-connected the web is. Revealing the true purpose of this project, the description on the website reveals, “The Internet map is an attempt to look into the hidden structure of the network, fathom its colossal scale, and examine that which is impossible to understand from the bare figures of statistics.”

Source: The Internet Map

Buy Cheapest Related Product From

Taiwanese University Sues Apple Over Siri Patents

[Tutorial] How To Get Email Account
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On August 2, 2012(3 years, 3 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.

Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Now you can set custom ringtones to individual skype contacts on android. It's easy to setup. Take a look.
Now you can install Microsoft's Cortana on Android devices. It's pretty easy to install. Follow the steps below, check the screenshot.
Want to install Android lollipop 5.0.2 on pc? This post is for you. It's pretty easy to install and run. Just take a look.
With our partnership with Mode Media, we just got a jump start. Here is our first story of hand picked curated content on Android Tutorials.
Want to change theme on android ? We will show you how to change theme on android. It will makes your phone looks like new and smart.
You can record your screen on android very easily. No root Required. All you have to need a pc and USB cable. Let's find out.
A simple tutorial on how-to block a phone number on Android device, without an external app. Its pretty easy and straight-forward. Take a look.
Here we will show how to take Screenshot on your Apple Watch.
For too many people, the realization that they need to back up their photos and videos only comes when they misplace or break their smartphones and lose everything. Here we a report on possible solution and best tools.
Not sure if you are aware that your Wi-Fi Router Or Modem could be hacked too. Here we found a quick tips, how to check if your Router or Modem is hacked.
Close You Have To Login
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook