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Mdp wiki

  1. 1. Faster than Light -The Growth of Technology<br />
  2. 2. Snapshot<br />93% of Americans use the Internet<br />73% of all families have broadband at home<br />75% have access at work or school<br />50% go online from a library or public business center<br />51% go online daily<br />90% share a computer with other family members<br />73% use the computer in a public space at home<br />
  3. 3. before1990…<br />1934 – first walkie talkie<br />1949 – first pager/beeper<br />1968 – the first video game console was created<br />1971 – email invented<br />1971 – first cell phone<br />
  4. 4. after1990…<br />The World Wide Web was launched in 1990 <br />The first Blackberry went on the market in 1995<br />palm pilot went on the market in 1996<br />Napster was created in 1999<br />Wikipedia was born and the first iPod was released in 2001<br />45% of all teens had a cellphone (2004). By 2005, that number rose to 66%, and two-thirds of those were using text messaging (2006)<br />
  5. 5. Today..…<br />
  6. 6. Social networks<br />Blogs<br />Friendster, MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc…<br />E-mails, instant messaging, and text messaging<br />
  7. 7. Cell phones<br />People with cell phones use them at least three and a half hours a day<br />Text messaging is huge<br />58% who use text messaging do so during work hours<br />52% of people text while at the movies<br />28% text at the dinner table<br />26% check for messages within ten minutes of waking up<br />
  8. 8. Cell phones at MDP<br />

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