Education & The Future of Technology

A Must See Presentation: SHIFT HAPPENS!!

    There are 31 billion searches on Google every month. In 2006, this number was 2.7 billion. To whom were these questions addressed B.G. (Before Google)?
    It is estimated that 4 exabytes (4.0 x 10^19) of unique information will be generated this year. This is more than the previous 5000 years.
    The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the total population of the planet.
    There are over 200 million registered users on MySpace. If MySpace were a country, it would be the 5th largest in the world.
    It is estimated that a week’s worth of the New York Times contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century.
    By 2013, a supercomputer will be built that exceeds the computational capabilities of the human brain. Predictions are that by 2049, a $1000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the entire human species.

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