Live Metrics

First let’s have a look at the following two webpages…

Our Challenge


In this challenge we are going to write our own Python scripts to generate live metrics.

Let’s look at our first fact:

Every second, on average 6,000 tweets are tweeted on Twitter.

And check the Python script to make transform this fact into a “live metrics program”.

Should you have an issue running this code in Internet Explorer due to the line 2 instruction “import time”, try to display this page using Google Chrome instead.

Task #1:


Update the code above to create “live metrics” from the following facts:

On average 2,430,310 emails are sent worldwide every second.
Google now processes over 40,000 search queries every second on average.

Task #2:

Around 60 million cars are produced in a single year worldwide.

To create a live metrics program based on this fact you will first need to use Python to calculate the number of cars produced in one second.

Task #3:

The current world population is estimated at: 7,370,000,000 human beings.
It is currently growing at a rate of around 1.13 % per year.

To create a live metrics program based on this fact you will first need to use Python to calculate the population growth (in human beings) in one second.

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