Did you know….

*China will soon become the number 1 english speaking country in the world
*The top 10 in demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004
*If myspace were a country it would be the 11th largest in the world (as of Sept 2006)
* The number of text messages sent everyday exceeds the entire population of the planet

You have to watch this video, it will simply blow you away.  Karl Fisch, the original creator of this video, is the Director of Technology at Arapahoe High School in Colorado. I think it’s an especially powerful message to our educators and education system. I agree with Ben, it’s system that is flawed in its focus and falling behind. This video is a pretty powerful wake up call. It just shows how we get so caught up in our traditions and procedures, that we forget the world is rapidly changing around us. Fascinating stuff.

More links related to this video:
Dangerously Irrelevant

Via young entrepreneur Ryan Allis

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8 responses to “Did you know….”

  1. Zak says :

    THAT IS AWESOME, SCARY AND EXCITING!

  2. Scott McLeod says :

    Just to clarify, Karl Fisch, the original creator of this video, is the Director of Technology at Arapahoe High School in Colorado.Thanks for the link!

  3. J. Wernet says :

    All the “interesting” data aside, I’d live and have my children educated in the U.S. before China or India any day! There’s a lot more to educating than facts and figures.

  4. Adam Shortt says :

    The post script should read. Assuming famine, cultural revolution, attack on Taiwan, or movement into the Russian oil fields doesn’t divert China’s attention.

  5. hi says :

    wat video

  6. hi says :

    wat videos

  7. hi says :

    yea wat videos and also who keeps their cast

  8. Sufian says :

    You can access the video by clicking on the ‘Dangerously Irrelevant’ link above. This will take you to a pge with a link ‘Did you know? 2.0’ Click on that and you’ll get to a page with the same link ‘Did you know? 2.0’Click on it, and it will take you to the video on You Tube.

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