A recent scientific study undertaken by the University of Bonn in Germany suggests that the universe could be one giant computer simulation.
"Cosmic rays offer clue our universe could be a computer simulation."
- WIRED, 2012
Thousands of people across the globe believe the world will end in 2012 -- but why? Tune in and learn more about the beliefs of 2012ers, from interpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar to concerns over irregular sunspot cycles and solar storms.
A question worth contemplating is how eerily prophetic the line "Six O'clock TV Hour, Don't Get Caught in Foreign Towers" is, especially as lead singer Michael Stipe admitted to having dreams about being in a room of famous people with the initials L.B, while Bin Laden's initials read right-to-left (as the Arabic language is) are also LB.
This is another official update to the original "Shift Happens" video. This completely new Fall 2009 version includes facts and stats focusing on the changing media landscape, including convergence and technology, and was developed in partnership with The Economist. For more information, or to join the conversation, please visit http://mediaconvergence.economist.com and http://shifthappens.wikispaces.com.
3.0 for 2008 - Newly Revised Edition Created by Karl Fisch, and modified by Scott McLeod; Globalization & The Information Age. It was even adapted by Sony BMG at an executive meeting they held in Rome this year. rnrnCredits are also given to Scott McLeod, Jeff Brenman