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Did You Know.docx


Department
Geography
Course Code
GEOG 3422A/B
Professor
Milford Green

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Video: Did You Know 9/24/2012 11:26:00 AM
Facts
China will soon become the number 1 English speaking country in
the world
India has more honors kids than America has kids
First text was sent in December of 1992
o Today the number of texts send and received everyday
exceeds the total population of the planet
The number of internet devices in 1984 was 1000
o 1992 1,000,000
o 2008 1,000,000,000
The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years
By 2013 a supercomputer will be built the exceeds the
computational capabilities of the human brain
o Predictions are that by 2049 a $1000 computer will exceed
the computational capabilities of the entire human species