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2008 Latest Edition - Did You Know 3.0 - From Meeting in Rome this Year

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Did you know? If you´re one in a million in China... ...there are 100 people just like you China will soon become the NUMBER ONE English speaking country in the world The 25% of India´s population with the highest IQ´s... greater than the total population of the United States TRANSLATION: India has more honors kids than America has kids The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010... ...did not exist in 2004 We are currently preparing students for jobs that doesn´t yet exist... using technologies that haven´t been invented in order to solve problems we don´t even know are problems yet The US department of Labor estimates that today´s learner will have 10-14 the age of 38 1 in 4 workers has been with their current employer for less than a year. 1 in 2 has been there less than five years. 1 out of 8 couples married in the US last year met online There are over 200 million registered users on MySpace. If Myspace were a conuntry it would be the 5th-largest in the world (between Indonesia and Brazil) The 1 ranked country in Broadband Internet Penetration is Bermuda, 19 The United States, 22 Japan We are living in exponential times There are 31 Billion searches on Google every month In 2006, this number was 2.7 Blllion. To whom were these questions addressed B.G. (Before Google) The first commercial text message was sent in December of 1992. Today, the number of text messages sent and received everyday exceeds the total population of the planet. Years it took to reach a market audience of 50 million: Radio 38 years, Tv 13 years, Internet 4 years. iPod 3 years, Facebook 2 years... The number of internet devices in 1984 was 1000 The number of internet devices in 1992 was 1,000,000 The number of internet devices in 2008 is 1,000.000.000 There are about 540.000 words in the English Language About 5X as many as during Shakespeare´s time 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. It is estimated that 4 exabytes of unique information will be generated this year. That is more than the previous 5000 years The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years. For students starting a 4 years technical degree thin means that... half of what they learn in the first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study. NTT Japan has successfully tested a fiber optic cable...that pushes 14 trillion bits per second down a single strand of fiber. That is 2660 CDs or 210 million phone calls every second. It is currently tripling every six months and is expected todo so for the next 20 years. 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 During the course of this presentation...67 babies were born in the US, 244, 274 babies were born in China, 395 babies were born in India, And 518.201 songs were downloaded illegally...694.000 So, what does it all mean? Created by Karl Fisch, and modified by Scott McLeod; Transcribed by dreig (

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Duration: 5 minutes and 16 seconds
Country: Spain
Language: English
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Posted by: dreig on Nov 25, 2008

3.0 for 2008 - Newly Revised Edition Created by Karl Fisch, and modified by Scott McLeod; Globalization & The Information Age. It was even adapted by Sony BMG at an executive meeting they held in Rome this year. Credits are also given to Scott McLeod, Jeff Brenman

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