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The Fastest Internet Ever

Sometimes, what futurist Ray Kurzweil calls the "ever-increasing rate of technology" is scary. (Who, exactly, wants to live forever? Or grant robots the same rights as humans?) But when singularity-the theory that technology will improve exponentially until it reaches a state of unprecedented progress-quickens the Internet's pace by a hundredfold, I will gladly drink Kurzweil's Kool-Aid. Scientists from the University of Sydney have inadvertently demonstrated this theory by making the Web 60 times faster than current top-notch speeds, and promising to raise that to 100 times in the near future.

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xhi43584d ago

Australia leading the world in technological discovery.........hell to the yes! lol

agentace3584d ago

..the only thing they invented in the last 200years, the rotary washing line lol

Sitdown3584d ago (Edited 3584d ago )

Jean Girard: I think what you are hearing is my accent. I am French.
Ricky Bobby: You say you're French?
Jean Girard: Oui.
[sounds like 'We']
Ricky Bobby: We? No, we are not French. We're American, because you're in America, okay? Greatest country on the planet
Jean Girard: Well, what have you given the world apart from George Bush, Cheerios, and the ThighMaster?
Ricky Bobby: Chinese food?
Cal Naughton, Jr.: Chinese food.
Jean Girard: That's from China.
Ricky Bobby: Pizza.
Jean Girard: Italy.
Cal Naughton, Jr.: Chimichanga.
Jean Girard: Mexico.
Ricky Bobby: Really, smarty-pants? What did French land give us?
Jean Girard: We invented democracy, existentialism, and the ménage à trois.
Cal Naughton, Jr.: Those are three pretty good things.
Ricky Bobby: Hey.
Cal Naughton, Jr.: Well that last one's pretty cool.

Anyhoo.....no matter how fast it gets, I still want my physical media.

kwicksandz3584d ago

I can see telstras plan now. Lightning fast internet with A HUGE 2gb a month cap! ... and the small print (exceeding the cap will incur charges of 5$ a kilobyte)

The Lazy One3584d ago

You now have $500,000 in fees.

Shankle3583d ago

I'm afraid France didn't invent democracy or Existentialism. However it has significantly contributed to Existentialism and other realms of philosophy.

shazam3583d ago

In before the "digital distribution" and "blu ray will fail" crowds get here.

kevnb3583d ago (Edited 3583d ago )

on a website with 90% sony fans, yeah right. Unless of course people want to lose bubbles.

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ICUP3584d ago

Think of all em porn. *droll*

redmamoth3583d ago

But you should be ashamed of that Avatar!

DA_SHREDDER3584d ago

Man this cannot come any sooner.

Pr3-M3d_G4M3R3584d ago

Hahaha thats so true my friend. Everytime someone from Australia plays call of duty 4 their connection is always the sh!ts and it lags the whole game for some reason...BTW Australia has some wicked med schools and beautiful women!!!

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mfwahwah3583d ago

This would easily put an end to those MAG IS LAG arguments lol.

Pr3-M3d_G4M3R3583d ago (Edited 3583d ago )

...okay so 4 people don't agree that Australia has good med schools and hot women... LOL

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MazzingerZ3584d ago (Edited 3584d ago )

This is waht we need for lag-free online gaming...everybody owns a top notch connection.

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