“Internet traffic will quadruple by 2015”

Yup. Quadruple. And no it’s not because we’re all going to figure out how to operate 3 or more IP absorbing devices at once. It’ll be because the so-called Global South is about to thrust itself online, and change everyone’s digital life while they’re at it. This neat article on Fast Company  describes how we’ll soon be talking about zettabytes of data consumption, from a majority wireless world (right now more of us are plugged in than not), and all this coming from geographic regions where infrastructure deficits might just bottleneck the whole thing . . .

To paraphrase the closing remarks, what’s all this data going to do to worlds that haven’t had any? You gotta weigh in on this one.


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