Heck, we’ve had electricity for well over a century now, flushing toilets for nearly two and we’ve still not got that sort of market penetration of either of them. Smartphones are actually spreading faster than the Black Death did….

Tim Worstall, on the Ericsson report that predicts that we’ll see 5.9 billion on smartphones within the next 5 years. (via parislemon)

Now that’s a headline: smartphones are spreading faster than the Black Death