25 Billion Apps
by Dan Meyer
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Act One

February 18, 2012
When should I start bombarding the App Store with purchases if I want to win?
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What's an answer you know is too high?
 2.
What's an answer you know is too low?
Act Two
 3.
What information would be useful to know here? What would you do with it?
 ImageThe date I started collecting data
 ImageThe time zone where I'm collecting data
 FileTen minutes of data
 VideoSeventeen minutes of data
Act Three
 ImageAnswer
Sequel
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What assumptions have you made in your model?
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Interpret the parameters in your linear model. What do the units of slope represent? What does the yintercept represent?
 6.
When does your model predict the app store sold its first app? Research to find out the actual date. Why is it different?
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When does your model predict Apple will see its 50 billionth download?
 LinkApple  Press Info  Appleâ€™s App Store Marks Historic 50 Billionth Download
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When will it reach 25 mill (when should i buy to win the competition)?














How can I be the person to win that gift card? And how are they counting downloads?











When is it going to hit 25 billion downloads (and does the 25 billionth person get a prize?)







How many songs/apps would you have to buy per day to spend the $10,000 in one year?

When will the 25 billionth download happen? For how long did Apple have that sign up on their website?

















Can you use information from this video to determine when the App Store sold its first app?


How long would it take to click on that many apps if one person tried to do it in sequence?


What are the chances of winning? If winning is all you care about, what is the expected value of buying a $5 app?






How much more time till the App Store hots their goal of 25 billion downloads?
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