# Did you know... You want Statistics?. Sometimes size does matter.

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Did you know... You want Statistics?

Sometimes size does matter.

If you’re in China... If you’re one in a million in China......there are 1,300 people just like you.

In India, there are people just like you. In India, there are 1,100 people just like you.

The of the population in China with the... The 25% of the population in China with the highest IQ’s...

...is greater than the of North America....is greater than the total population of North America.

...In India, it’s the top 28%.

Did you know...

In 10 years it is predicted that the number one English speaking country in the world will be...

China.

If you took job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China... If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China...

...China would have a labor surplus....China would still have a labor surplus.

During the course of this presentation...

babies will be born in the U.S. 60 babies will be born in the U.S. babies will be born in China. 244 babies will be born in China. babies will be born in India. 351 babies will be born in India.

What will the world be like for them??

2006 college graduates U. S. – 1.3 million India – 3.1 million China – 3.3 million

How many 2006 college graduates in India speak English?

100%

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner {that’s } will have jobs... The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner {that’s YOU} will have 10-14 jobs...

...By the age of 38.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor...

... workers today is working for a company they have been employed by....1 out of 4 workers today is working for a company they have been employed by for less than one year.

More than are working for a company they have worked for for years. More than 1 out of 2 are working for a company they have worked for for less than five years.

According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley...

...The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004.

Many of today’s college majors didn’t exist 10 years ago.

> New media > Organic agriculture > e-business > Nanotechnology > Homeland security

What will they study 10 years from now??

We teachers are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist...

...that use technologies t tt that h hh haven’t been invented...

...in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.

Did you know...

The U.S. is in the world in broadband Internet capabilities. () The U.S. is 20 th in the world in broadband Internet capabilities. ( Luxembourg just passed us. )

Number of internet devices in 1984: 1000

Number of internet devices in 1992: 1,000,000

Number of internet devices in 2006:

wait for it …

600,000,000

In 2002 alone Nintendo invested more than in research and development. In 2002 alone Nintendo invested more than \$140 million in research and development.

The U.S. Federal Government spent as much on Research and Innovation in Education. The U.S. Federal Government spent less than half as much on Research and Innovation in Education.

couples married in the U.S. last year met. 1 out of every 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met online.

More than 50% of US 21-year-olds have created content on the web.

More than 70% of US 4-year-olds have used a computer.

There are over registered users of MySpace. () There are over 100 million registered users of MySpace. ( August 2006 )

The average MySpace page is visited. The average MySpace page is visited 30 times a day.

Revenue for eBay in 2006: \$6 billion Ebay was founded in 1996.

Did you know...

We are living in exponential times.

There are over searches performed on Google each month. 2,700,000,000 There are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month. 2,700,000,000

The first commercial text message was sent in December 1992.

The number of text messages sent today... exceeds the population of the planet.

Did you know...

There are currently about words in the English language... There are currently about 540,000 words in the English language...

...about as many as during Shakespeare’s time....about 5 times as many as during Shakespeare’s time.

More than 3,000 new books were published... Today.

It’s estimated that of New York Times... It’s estimated that a week’s worth of New York Times...

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

It’s estimated that 40 exabytes () of unique new information will be generated worldwide It’s estimated that 40 exabytes ( that’s 4.0 x 10 19 ) of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year. this year.

...That’s estimated to be more than in the previous years....That’s estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years.

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

It’s predicted to double by 2010. It’s predicted to double every 72 hours by 2010.

Third generation fiber optics has recently been separately tested by NEC and Alcatel...

...that pushes 10 trillionbits per second down one strand of fiber....that pushes 10 trillion bits per second down one strand of fiber.

That’s or simultaneous phone calls That’s 1,900 CDs or 150 million simultaneous phone calls every second.

It’s currently about and is expected to do so for at least the next 20 years. It’s currently tripling about every 6 months and is expected to do so for at least the next 20 years.

The fiber is already there, they’re just improving the switches on the ends... Which means the marginal cost of these improvements is effectively Which means the marginal cost of these improvements is effectively \$0.

Nearly 2 billion children live in developing countries One in three never completes 5 th grade

The \$100 laptop project is expecting to ship between and laptops a year to these children. The \$100 laptop project is expecting to ship between 50 and 100 million laptops a year to these children.

Kids who have never held a textbook will now hold the world in their hands and be connected... to you.

Predictions are that by 2013 a supercomputer will be built that e ee exceeds the computation capability of the Human Brain...

...By 2023, a computer could exceed the computation capability of the Human Brain......By 2023, a \$1,000 computer could exceed the computation capability of the Human Brain...

And while technical predictions further out than about 15 years are hard to do...

...Predictions are that by 2049 a \$1,000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the human race.

What does it all mean?

Shift Happens.

What does it mean to you?

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein

Now you know... so what are you going to do?

Visit: shifthappens.wikispaces.com

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