One year ago, during China’s senior executive official in charge of cybersecurity and internet policy (Lu Wei) visit in Silicon Valley, Mark Zuckerberg was quoted as saying that he had bought China’s President Xi Jinping book “The Governance of China” to his colleagues because he…”wanted them to understand socialism with Chinese characteristics”.
In an information over-loaded world, images are much easier to navigate and technology has majorly helped to create a more visual web. The human brain takes about 150 milliseconds to recognise a symbol and another 100 millisecond to know what it means (Semetko&Scammell, 2012).
Last year DOMO, one of the top Business Intelligence Services companies in the US, published an infographic with the title ‘Data Never Sleeps 2.0’ (Domo, 2014) showing the amounts of digital data generated every minute. The numbers were impressive and it seemed hard for the reader to realize that all these massive amounts of data reported responded to only just one minute of an hour.