Did you know?
Sometimes size  does  matter.
If you’re  one in a  million  in China...
there are  1,300  people  just like you.
In India, there are  1,100  people just like you.
The 25% of the  population in China  with the  highest IQs ...
is greater than  the  total population   of North America.
In India, it’s  the  top 28% .
than we have kids . Translation for teachers: they have more honors kids
Did you know?
China will soon become  the number one  English-speaking country  in the  world.
If you took  every  single job  in the U.S.  today and shipped it  to China...
it still would have  a  labor surplus .
During the course of  this presentation...
<ul><li>60 babies will be    born in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>244 babies will be    born in China. </li></ul><ul><li>351...
According to the U.S. Department of Labor...
1  in  4  workers has  been with their  current employer  less than 1 year
1  in  2  workers has  been with their  current employer  less than 5 years
today’s students  will have  10  to  14   jobs … by their  38 th  birthday
don’t even exist today . and the top 10 jobs in demand six years from now
We are currently  preparing students  for  jobs  that   don’t yet exist ...
using  technologies that haven’t  yet  been invented ...
in order to solve  problems we don’t  even know are  problems yet .
Name this  country...
<ul><li>Richest in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Largest military </li></ul><ul><li>Center of world business and finance </l...
England
in  1900 .
Did you know?
The U.S. is  20th in the world in  broadband Internet  penetration  (Luxembourg just  passed us).
1 of every 8 couples  married in the U.S. last  year met  online .
There are over  106 million   registered users of MySpace   (as of September 2006)
More than  230,000   new users signed  up for MySpace today .
If MySpace were  a country… it would be the  8th-largest   in the world  (larger than Russia)
The average MySpace  page is visited  30  times a day.
YouTube visitors watch  over  100 million  videos… per day .
Last year’s U.S. sales of music CDs exceeded  500 million , a 10% decline from the previous year.
During the same period, sales of digital music tracks downloaded from the web were up  45%  to  844 million .
Did you know?
We are living in  exponential  times.
There were more than 2.7 billion  searches  performed on Google… this month .
To whom were these  questions directed  B.G.? (before Google) ?
The number of  text  messages  sent and  received every day  exceeds  the population  of the planet.
There are about  540,000 words  in the  English language...
5 times  as  many as during Shakespeare’s time.
More than  3,000  new books  were  published… today .
It is estimated that  a week’s worth of  New York Times ...
contains more information  than a person was likely  to come across in an entire  lifetime  in the 18th century.
It is estimated that  1.5 exabytes  (1.5 x 10 18 )  of unique new information  will be generated  worldwide this year.
That’s estimated to be  more than in the  previous  5,000 years .
The amount of new  technical information is  doubling every 2 years .
For students starting a  four-year technical or  college degree, this  means that...
half of what they learn  in their first year of study  will be  outdated  by their  third year of study.
By 2010,  it is predicted  to double every… 72 hours
Third-generation  fiber optics   has been tested
that pushes  10 trillion   bits per second  down one fiber.
every second . That’s  1,900 CDs , or  150 million   simultaneous  phone calls
And it’s currently  tripling  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 $0 .
The technology exists today to create  e-paper , a flat, flexible, electronic surface that mimics real paper and ink, and ...
Over  260 million  PCs  were shipped  worldwide  last year…
including over  72 million laptops  .
The One Laptop Per Child Project is expecting to ship between  50  to  100  million laptops a year to children in underdev...
Predictions are that  by 2013 a  supercomputer   will be built that exceeds  the computation capability  of the human brain.
By 2023, when today’s  1st-graders begin their  (first) careers...
it only will take a  $1,000 computer  to  exceed the capabilities  of the human brain.
And while predictions  beyond about 15 years  are hard to make...
of the  human race . predictions are that  by 2049 a $1,000  computer will exceed  the computational  capabilities...
What does it  all  mean ?
Shift  happens.
Now  you   know....
Presentation History Original Presentation, August 2006 Karl Fisch, Director of Technology, Arapahoe HS, CO Updated, Janua...
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Did You Know

  1. 1. Did you know?
  2. 2. Sometimes size does matter.
  3. 3. If you’re one in a million in China...
  4. 4. there are 1,300 people just like you.
  5. 5. In India, there are 1,100 people just like you.
  6. 6. The 25% of the population in China with the highest IQs ...
  7. 7. is greater than the total population of North America.
  8. 8. In India, it’s the top 28% .
  9. 9. than we have kids . Translation for teachers: they have more honors kids
  10. 10. Did you know?
  11. 11. China will soon become the number one English-speaking country in the world.
  12. 12. If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China...
  13. 13. it still would have a labor surplus .
  14. 14. During the course of this presentation...
  15. 15. <ul><li>60 babies will be born in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>244 babies will be born in China. </li></ul><ul><li>351 babies will be born in India. </li></ul>
  16. 16. According to the U.S. Department of Labor...
  17. 17. 1 in 4 workers has been with their current employer less than 1 year
  18. 18. 1 in 2 workers has been with their current employer less than 5 years
  19. 19. today’s students will have 10 to 14 jobs … by their 38 th birthday
  20. 20. don’t even exist today . and the top 10 jobs in demand six years from now
  21. 21. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist ...
  22. 22. using technologies that haven’t yet been invented ...
  23. 23. in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet .
  24. 24. Name this country...
  25. 25. <ul><li>Richest in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Largest military </li></ul><ul><li>Center of world business and finance </li></ul><ul><li>Strongest education system </li></ul><ul><li>World center of innovation and invention </li></ul><ul><li>Currency the world standard of value </li></ul><ul><li>Highest standard of living </li></ul>
  26. 26. England
  27. 27. in 1900 .
  28. 28. Did you know?
  29. 29. The U.S. is 20th in the world in broadband Internet penetration (Luxembourg just passed us).
  30. 30. 1 of every 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met online .
  31. 31. There are over 106 million registered users of MySpace (as of September 2006)
  32. 32. More than 230,000 new users signed up for MySpace today .
  33. 33. If MySpace were a country… it would be the 8th-largest in the world (larger than Russia)
  34. 34. The average MySpace page is visited 30 times a day.
  35. 35. YouTube visitors watch over 100 million videos… per day .
  36. 36. Last year’s U.S. sales of music CDs exceeded 500 million , a 10% decline from the previous year.
  37. 37. During the same period, sales of digital music tracks downloaded from the web were up 45% to 844 million .
  38. 38. Did you know?
  39. 39. We are living in exponential times.
  40. 40. There were more than 2.7 billion searches performed on Google… this month .
  41. 41. To whom were these questions directed B.G.? (before Google) ?
  42. 42. The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the population of the planet.
  43. 43. There are about 540,000 words in the English language...
  44. 44. 5 times as many as during Shakespeare’s time.
  45. 45. More than 3,000 new books were published… today .
  46. 46. It is estimated that a week’s worth of New York Times ...
  47. 47. contains more information than a person was likely to come across in an entire lifetime in the 18th century.
  48. 48. It is estimated that 1.5 exabytes (1.5 x 10 18 ) of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year.
  49. 49. That’s estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years .
  50. 50. The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years .
  51. 51. For students starting a four-year technical or college degree, this means that...
  52. 52. half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study.
  53. 53. By 2010, it is predicted to double every… 72 hours
  54. 54. Third-generation fiber optics has been tested
  55. 55. that pushes 10 trillion bits per second down one fiber.
  56. 56. every second . That’s 1,900 CDs , or 150 million simultaneous phone calls
  57. 57. And it’s currently tripling every 6 months and is expected to do so for at least the next 20 years .
  58. 58. The fiber is already there, they’re just improving the switches on the ends…
  59. 59. which means the marginal cost of these improvements is effectively $0 .
  60. 60. The technology exists today to create e-paper , a flat, flexible, electronic surface that mimics real paper and ink, and is predicted to become cheaper than real paper.
  61. 61. Over 260 million PCs were shipped worldwide last year…
  62. 62. including over 72 million laptops .
  63. 63. The One Laptop Per Child Project is expecting to ship between 50 to 100 million laptops a year to children in underdeveloped countries at a cost of around $200 / laptop .
  64. 64. Predictions are that by 2013 a supercomputer will be built that exceeds the computation capability of the human brain.
  65. 65. By 2023, when today’s 1st-graders begin their (first) careers...
  66. 66. it only will take a $1,000 computer to exceed the capabilities of the human brain.
  67. 67. And while predictions beyond about 15 years are hard to make...
  68. 68. of the human race . predictions are that by 2049 a $1,000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities...
  69. 69. What does it all mean ?
  70. 70. Shift happens.
  71. 71. Now you know....
  72. 72. Presentation History Original Presentation, August 2006 Karl Fisch, Director of Technology, Arapahoe HS, CO Updated, January 2007 Scott McLeod, Assoc. Professor, Iowa State University Updated, November 2007 & January 2008 Brant Russell, IT Director, ESD 112

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