What You Might Have Missed Last Week
Here are my three favorite Articles, Videos, Books, And Quotes of Week 30/2022
It was the last week of July, and the world is moving at a rapid pace forward. Covid seems to end; at least the measures in European countries are taken back.
In the meantime, the global economy drifts into a recession; some call it a transition.
We live in a world with complex problems, and scientists are much needed.
90% of All the Scientists that ever lived are alive today
Science and technology have drastically transformed our lives. This revolution has taken place almost entirely in the past 200 years — one tenth of one percent of our species’ 200,000 year history. Never before have we had so many people whose sole purpose of work is to better understand how the world works. This has far-reaching implications, both good and bad, for the future of humanity. It’s difficult to wrap our minds around the blistering pace of innovation that is about to come.
Good for us that the majority of scientists ever lived are active today. I couldn’t believe this headline, but it made sense after reading through the articles.
Getting into a university and acquiring a Ph.D. was never so easy, which officially completes the scientists’ education.
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Peter Thiel on the Dangers of Progress
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