When Pokemon Go got released, it took only 19 days until 50 million people to started running around the streets blind as moles and absorbed by their phone, crossing red lights and besieging landmarks worldwide on the look for the strongest monsters.
When in 1909 Ferdinand Count of Zeppelin laid out parts of the foundation for todays interconnected world by founding the very first airline, it took 64 years for the same amount of people to use this innovation.
The impact an innovation has on humankind is quite irrelevant for how fast it gets picked up by people. More important is the ever-extending interconnection of our world.
Junior Data Journalist
The chart shows the time innovations needed to reacht 50 million users.
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