Did you know that according to the former U.S. Secretary of Education, the top 10 in demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004? Did you know that one out of every eight couples married in the U.S. last year met online? Did you know that My Space is so big—more than 106 million users—that its subscriber base is larger than the population of 181 countries? If it were a country, My Space would be the 11th largest. Did you know that users perform 2.7 billion searches a month on Google? Did you know that the number of text messages sent/received daily exceeds the population of the earth? Did you know the amount of technical information we publish is doubling every two years? Did you know that we will produce 1.5 exabytes (1.5 x 1018) of unique, new information this year—more than all of the previous 5,000 years? These statistical tidbits and more are presented by Carl Fisch in this You Tube video.

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