Came across a nice article by Laura Wismans today in NRC.Next on an initiative by a guy called Ruslan Enikeev.
It shows internet like the universe and websites as the stars and planets. And as in the real universe some sites shine bright and big, like Facebook and Google.com, but most are tiny and far away.
It must have been an awful lot of work to compose this map. But it’s been worth the effort. It shows the state of the internet at the end of 2011. Would be cool to have it (almost) realtime.
For all you startups out there who aspire to take over the (online) world, this universe shows you who to beat on your way to rockstartdom. Check it out!
This screendump shows the big players.