- Although the concept has existed since at least the first century C.E., the term itself was originated by Alvin Toffler in his 1970 book Future Shock.
- There is now over one zettabyte of information available electronically in the world. What's a zettabyte? It's a thousand thousand thousand terabytes, or about the amount of information contained in 250 BILLION DVD movies.
- Information overload costs the US economy approximately $900 Billion a year in lost productivity.
- It would take the average individual five years to view the amount of video content that will be being created EVERY SECOND in 2015.
- Human beings still have 24 hours in a day.
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