Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages.

The After Math Made in America Special

During this Independence Day-tinged week, the Engadget team has been peering into the past, present and future of manufacturing in the US. We touched on the implausible costs of a real-life Death Star, how to educate kids in code and the finer points on bringing more tech manufacturing to America. Europe also gets a brief nod, as the EU announced the first wave of substantial roaming cost-cutting across the continent, making several of our often in-transit UK editors very happy indeed. We've got a list of notable numbers right after the break.

  • Amount assigned to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum in the US 2014 budget: $3.1 billion
  • Schools that currently teach computer programming in the US, according to Code.org: 4,000
  • Schools that have signed up to Code.org for help in starting their own computer programming lessons: 10,000
  • Number of H1B (temporary specialist) visas granted annually under the Immigration and Nationality Act: 115,000
  • Number of H1B visas actually granted last year: 135,530
  • H1B visa cap proposed under the same Immigration Innovation Act: 300,000
  • Estimated cost of sending "a pound of anything" into space, according to Michio Kaku: $10,000
  • Estimated cost of sending a pound of something to the moon: $100,000
  • Estimated cost of the steel alone for a real-life Death Star: $852 quadrillion
  • Price of Google's "Manufactured in the USA" Nexus Q, before it was shelved: $299

  • Chinese manufacturing wage rise in China since 2008: 71 percent
  • Employees working at Lenovo's production line at its North Carolina facilities: 115
  • New jobs that will be created through Motorola's first "built in the US" smartphone, according to Dennis Woodside: Around 2,000
  • Houses planned by Babcock Ranch owner Syd Kitson as part Florida's solar-powered "smartest city" back in 2006: 19,000
  • Power output of Babcock Ranch's planned solar array: 75 megawatts
  • Power output of Apple's own North Carolina solar farm: 20 megawatts
  • Data charge cap when roaming between EU member countries, starting this week: 45 euro cents
  • Data charge cap promised for July 2014: 20 euro cents
  • Cost of a Royale with Cheese Big Mac in France, according to The Economist's Big Mac Index: €3.59

Switched On: Hard drives face hard truths