As life has evolved, its complexity has increased exponentially, just like Moore’s law. Now geneticists have extrapolated this trend backwards and found that by this measure, life is older than the Earth itself.
A Dark Pattern is a user interface that has been carefully crafted to trick users into doing things, such as buying insurance with their purchase or signing up for recurring bills.
The consequences of intervention are unknown because they are unknowable.
injecting bombs and cruise missiles into a civil war probably isn’t the most cost effective way to help people
Drawing on data from the 2010 U.S. Census, the map shows one dot per person, color-coded by race. That’s 308,745,538 dots in all.
The federal government has made it easier than ever to borrow money for higher education – saddling a generation with crushing debts and inflating a bubble that could bring down the economy
Could a college or university pledge to not raise tuition for 10 years and achieve that goal? What would it need to do and would any be willing to try?