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Did you know
If you are one in a million in China
There are 1,300 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 . . . .
. . . is GREATER than the total population of the United States
TRANSLATION: India has more honors kids than America has kids

Did you know
The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 . . . did not exist in 2004
We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . .
Using technologies that haven’t been invented . . .
In order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs . . .by 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

Did you know
1 out of 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met online
There are over 200 million registered users on MySpace
If MySpace were a country, 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

Did you know
We are living in exponential times
There are 31 million searches on Google every month
In 2006, this number was 2.7 billion
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 plant
Years it took to reach a market audience of 50million . . . Radio 38 years . . . TV 13 years . . . Internet 4 years . . . iPod 3 years . . . Facebook 2 years
The number of internet devices in 1984 was 1,000
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
This is more than the previous 5,000 years
The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years
For students starting a 4 years technical degree this means that half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study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 2,660 CDs or 210 million phone calls every second
It is currently tripling every six months and is expected to do 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

Did you know
During the course of this presentation
67 babies were born in the US    
274 babies were born in China
395 babies were born in India
And 694,000 songs were downloaded illegally

So what does it mean?

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