We have entered an era where it is easy to take the global network and the millions of digital services made possible by it for granted.
Google is coming of age now, in 2021.
But the truth is that this huge system that is the Internet is based on a huge infrastructure. All the digital things that simplify our lives — e-commerce, email, online banking, 5G, and instant communicators, to name a few — are incredibly complex.
They exist and work because of the many incredibly smart and dedicated people who have worked on them for centuries.
You probably know that time is money.
Check out the infographic below to see exactly how much money flows through the world of IT to improve our existence.