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Annotated captions of 2008 Latest Edition - Did You Know 3.0 - From Meeting in Rome this Year in English

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Did you know?

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If you´re one in a million in China...

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...there are 100 people just like you

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China will soon become the NUMBER ONE English speaking country in the world

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The 25% of India´s population with the highest IQ´s...

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...is greater than the total population of the United States

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TRANSLATION: India has more honors kids than America has kids

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The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010...

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...did not exist in 2004

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We are currently preparing students for jobs that doesn´t yet exist...

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using technologies that haven´t been invented

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in order to solve problems we don´t even know are problems yet

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The US department of Labor estimates that today´s learner will have 10-14 jobs...by the age of 38

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1 in 4 workers has been with their current employer for less than a year.

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1 in 2 has been there less than five years.

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1 out of 8 couples married in the US last year met online

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There are over 200 million registered users on MySpace.

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If Myspace were a conuntry it would be the 5th-largest in the world (between Indonesia and Brazil)

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The 1 ranked country in Broadband Internet Penetration is Bermuda, 19 The United States, 22 Japan

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We are living in exponential times

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There are 31 Billion searches on Google every month

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In 2006, this number was 2.7 Blllion.

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To whom were these questions addressed B.G. (Before Google)

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The first commercial text message was sent in December of 1992.

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Today, the number of text messages sent and received everyday exceeds the total population of the planet.

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Years it took to reach a market audience of 50 million: Radio 38 years, Tv 13 years, Internet 4 years.

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iPod 3 years, Facebook 2 years...

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The number of internet devices in 1984 was 1000

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The number of internet devices in 1992 was 1,000,000

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The number of internet devices in 2008 is 1,000.000.000

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There are about 540.000 words in the English Language

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About 5X as many as during Shakespeare´s time

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It is estimated that a week´s worth of the New York Times contains more information

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than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century.

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It is estimated that 4 exabytes of unique information will be generated this year.

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That is more than the previous 5000 years

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The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years.

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For students starting a 4 years technical degree thin means that...

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half of what they learn in the first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study.

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NTT Japan has successfully tested a fiber optic cable...that pushes 14 trillion bits per second down a single strand of fiber.

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That is 2660 CDs or 210 million phone calls every second.

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It is currently tripling every six months and is expected todo so for the next 20 years.

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By 2013, a supercomputer will be built that exceeds the computational capabilities of the human brain

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Predictions are that by 2049 a $1000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the entire human species

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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,

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And 518.201 songs were downloaded illegally...694.000

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So, what does it all mean?

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Created by Karl Fisch, and modified by Scott McLeod; Transcribed by dreig (http://elcaparazon.net)