By the end of 2013, over 70 percent of humanity will have access to instantaneous, low-cost communications and information.
But it is important to understand that this effect is neither large nor instantaneous.
I was nearly 11 years old, and I clearly remember my instantaneous reaction: "I LOVE this, and my parents are gonna HATE it!"
The whole passage, at once slow and instantaneous, was superbly polite in the haute-Anglo fashion.
Then, by an instantaneous revulsion, the grim humour of the situation struck me.
No tumult followed this wide and instantaneous emancipation.
Its success was instantaneous, though neither the Puritans nor Mr. Pepys could quite see the joke.
This brought the doctor's glance to his face, and the result was instantaneous.
Their smiles and glances met each other with an instantaneous understanding.
One that was instantaneous in its effect; of which he wanted very little.