Every other metric is still climbing: data throughput, mobile phone usage, messages sent, websites created, amount of information online, data transfer speed, and CPU speed.
You wouldn't believe the amount of repressed anger most Immortals have.
In fact, we don't simply buy more government, but we give it a disproportionate amount of our increased income.
About 80,000 went in payments on all the estates to the Land Bank, about 30,000 went for the upkeep of the estate near Moscow, the town house, and the allowance to the three princesses; about 15,000 was given in pensions and the same amount for asylums; 150,000 alimony was sent to the countess; about 70,000 went for interest on debts.
I've been watching the events unfold with no small amount of entertainment.
I thought it fitting, given the amount of misery she caused men like us.
The souls were barely glimmering; there was no way he'd be able to pull the amount of power he needed to save Deidre.
A certain amount of planning and calculation went into all of her actions.
So when people have excess goods, they are able to trade those goods away for things they want and suffer less of a decrease in utility than the amount they are increasing in their trading partners.
There is a certain limit of time in less than which no amount of heat can melt the snow.
The latest entry was to a Sharon Dobson in the amount of twenty-five thousand.
Best of all, she could save a substantial amount of money for a down payment on her own place.
She stared, knowing no amount of counseling would fix her when this was over.
No amount of make-up could ever cover it up either.
She couldn't fathom the amount of pain he had caused over his lifetime.
"The amount of blood loss and direction and force of the spray looks like his jugular was …" She gasped.
Dean didn't respond but in his mind agreed the answer made a certain amount of sense, giving the situation.
Unquestionably, an extraordinary amount of talent was present during the Renaissance.
One failure of the marketplace is the misattribution of the amount of utility an item will bring a person.
An ongoing debate is whether a high amount of energy raises a nation or region's gross national product (GNP) or whether rising GNP increases the consumption of energy.
That amount, if melted, would form a cube fifty-five feet on each side.
We compute the maximum amount of food the world can produce by beginning with total acres of land considered arable, but that is based on assumptions about the future of technology and agriculture.
Water isn't scarce either; we have had the same amount forever.
Smart creams that let your skin absorb an optimal amount of sunlight.
If you already have a large amount of productivity, technology will amplify it.
And according to widely used estimates, roughly a third of the planet's population lives on less than two dollars a day, an amount which must be regarded as close to absolute poverty.
If you want to eat a banana, then you have to create a banana-amount of wealth.
You have to do a banana-amount of work.
However much value the labor can add to the thing is the amount of wage the person can earn.
The system provided for some amount of charity and public works, and was financed by a "poor rate"—a property tax.
In fact, China produces more food than any other country in the world, triple the amount the United States produces.
He'd been fascinated by the amount of technology Dusty and Jenn used to track vamps in Miami.
But the old man, finally, with much reluctance, agreed to re-figure the amount stolen when Dean began to ask how frequently deposits were made and offered to check bank records.
I'd guess it's been there a spell—there was a fair amount of dust on it.
There was also a small sheet of white paper listing 11.2 gallons of gas purchased in Aberdeen, Maryland, a mileage figure and the amount of the purchase.
Dean looked at the bottom half of a small register receipt showing the amount of $59.95.
We need to get to safety, and I don't have enough food to blow up the amount of trees it'll take to stop a herd of demons.
Lana rushed to him, horrified by the amount of blood soaking his uniform.
She didn't expect to sleep, not with the amount of anti-sleepers in her system.
Dean managed to whistle down a young boy who agreed to use his snow blower on Dean's unfinished sidewalk, for an amount Dean considered ridiculous, but he knew he needed to get up to snuff on Shipton's fall before he was totally on the defensive.
That he came from the mortal world rather than the Immortal one had left a taint on him that no amount of success could get rid of.
When we do not at all understand the cause of an action, whether a crime, a good action, or even one that is simply nonmoral, we ascribe a greater amount of freedom to it.