"There was 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2 days, and the pace is increasing ... People aren't ready for the technology revolution that's going to happen to them," says Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, at the Techonomy conference at Lake Tahoe yesterday. And where is that data coming from? From you, you unprepared, data-generating fools! "Show us 14 photos of yourself and we can identify who you are. You think you don't have 14 photos of yourself on the internet? You've got Facebook photos! People will find it's very useful to have devices that remember what you want to do, because you forgot."
Google CEO Schmidt: "People Aren't Ready for the Technology Revolution" [ReadWriteWeb via Inc.]