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Shift Happens Australia

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Australian content, updated stats, clearer references

Australian content, updated stats, clearer references

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  • Thought provoking indeed!
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  • Thanks for the props, over 1000 views! Not bad for a department of education production. But this is just an adaptation of Karl Fisch's original for Australian audiences. Check out the original here:http://shifthappens.wikispaces.com/
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  • I'll a unique Australian comment - YOU BEAUTY!
    This is fantastic work mate, keep it up and let us know if you produce some more of this.
    Gratefully
    TL
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  • Ahrgh. I'm sorry. No matter what I do, I can't get the pie chart to show the 2% green bit. You'll just have to imagine. It's a very, very small piece of pie.<br /><br/>
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    • 7. The 2% of the population in China with the highest IQs
    • 8. of Australia
    • 9. They have more gifted & talented students, than we have students
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    • 18. According to former US Secretary of Education Richard Riley…
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    • 27. According to BBC News, a new blog is created every second .
    • 28. There are over 188 million registered users of MySpace (as of October 2007)
    • 29. If MySpace were a country, it would be the 5 th most populous in the world (between Indonesia and Brazil)
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    • 31. 100 Australians sign up to facebook every hour
    • 32. 1,400,000 UK pupils have their own web page.
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    • 34. Worldwide, there are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month
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    • 39. It is estimated that a week’s worth of The Times…
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    • 45. For students starting a three-year university degree, this means that . . .
    • 46. half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by the end of their studies.
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    • 52. Australia is one of the highest consumers of gaming software in the world on a per capita basis.
    • 53. 75% of Australian computer game users are over 18
    • 54. The Philippines is the text-messaging capital of the world: over 160 million texts are sent per day
    • 55. The average Australian teen regularly uses their mobile phone in 8 different ways
    • 56. Around 61% of Australian teenagers own a mobile phone, a computer, and a games console.
    • 57. 71% of Australian kids play video games at least once a fortnight
    • 58. 72% of teachers never play computer games
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