In case you are one of the last holdouts still wondering if we are living in an information age, check out this video, Did you Know 3.0, created by Karl Fisch, Scott McLeod, and Jeff Brenman and updated for 2008. Among many other things, it predicts that "by 2049 a $1000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the entire human species." Wow! Check it out:
It's scary how quickly knowledge becomes obsolete. Better turn off that TV and keep learning!