## Archive for the 'Uncategorized' Category

### übergeben

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Simulation of Earth’s magnetic field in interaction with (solar) Interplanetary_magnetic_field.
Image public domain from Wikipedia by Nikolai Tsyganenko, USRA/NASA/GSFC.

### Methane and tectonics

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Image on top from NASA via Wikipedia (public domain), the bottom image is a copy, where I outlined a possible plate

### remarks on latent nuclear risks in the vicinity of nuclear plants

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

### virtual assets sizes

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

“Wann dreht der Avatar Gardner wieder am Nasenhockeystick?” by artist: Superkockaina; pastel and acryl on paper. Artwork found in Tatoo studio: “Haut hin”.

I am currently trying to gather some data on the size of the games/virtual goods market and in particular the size of the corresponding work force. According to the company superdataresearch the virtual goods market is now at about 15 billion $. To get a feeling for the size of this market I was looking for some other market sizes so like I found the global market size for the production of drugs in 2003 was somewhat similar in size, namely around 13 billion$ (page 16 in the world drug report):

“The value of the global illicit drug market for the year 2003 was estimated at US$13 bn at the production level,$94 bn at the wholesale level (taking seizures into account), and US$322 bn at the retail level (based on retail prices and taking seizures and other losses into account).” I couldn’t found though much on the workforce in this market. Regarding again the games/virtual goods market superdataresearch writes: APAC is the biggest region with$8.7 billion in total virtual goods sales, with China”s $5.1 billion market leading the pack. For comparision, the US makes a share of about 3 billion$ according to Tech Crunch/Inside Virtual Goods: