Watching a great gamer is like watching a tennis or baseball pro: "If they're really good then you can watch and learn," says Megu Kobayashi, who watches gamers on a site called Twitch.
In this week's edition of Silicon Tally, the numbers we're discussing involve set-top boxes, billions in loose change and just how many of us actually wear wearables. Will Oremus, tech blogger for Slate, runs the following numbers:$70 billion
The amount Americans spent on gift cards last year. (Marketplace)1/3
The percentage of wearable computer consumers that end up abandoning their devices after six months of their purchase. (Guardian)$99
The price of Amazon's new set-top box, the Fire TV. (USA Today)$650,000
The amount of non-work related expenses claimed in 2013 by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for travel on the company's private jet. (Business Insider)