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TV watching vs. time to create Wikipedia

  • July 20, 2010

from informationisbeautiful.net (via @MackFlavelle)

Just … wow. David McCandless visualizes a year of TV watching by US adults vs. 100 million hours to create Wikipedia, based around the Clay Shirky notion of cognitive surplus.

Now let's add the hours that kids spend watching TV, and what they might create.