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.
Trembling with excitement, Harry did as he was told; the result was instantaneous.
Its success was instantaneous, though neither the Puritans nor Mr. Pepys could quite see the joke.
So the explosion of popular indignation was instantaneous and terrible.
Their smiles and glances met each other with an instantaneous understanding.
At all hazards I would protect them—such was my instantaneous determination.