[Homestead] Computer Electronics in the World
Jerry W. Shepperd
shepperd at austincc.edu
Tue Apr 1 17:55:22 EDT 2008
these statistics may be of interest:
Computer Electronics in the World
3.3 billion mobile phones
1.7 billion TV sets
1 billion PCs
100 million iPods
50 million Nintendo DS consoles
3.8 million Blackberrys
By 2010 (less than 2 years from now), 4 billion people will have mobile phones.
China has 500 million mobile phones. The US population is a bit over
In a recent poll, more than 70 percent of teenagers said they would
give up TV before giving up their computers or the Internet.
The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the
population of the planet (6 billion).
"Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that
it has to be us."
-- Jerry Garcia
The Grateful Dead
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