Social/Culture Technology

All the information we create in a year!

How much information 2003? More specifically.., how much information is created globally in a year? Print, film, magnetic, and optical storage media produced about 5 exabytes of new information in 2002. Ninety-two percent of the new information was stored on magnetic media, mostly in hard disks. The United States produces about 40% of the world’s […]


The Endless War

I’ve just emerged from an online discussion where some people were suggesting that we are loosing the war on terrorism while others were slamming these naysayers for being unpatriotic of course, but also for being dead wrong. Elsewhere on the Internet I’m seeing lots of suggestions that we are winning the war. Those suggesting the […]