Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Now that's what I call a graph

Reading for review Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom, I couldn't help but be struck by this graph:


The remarkable thing is, if you zoom in, a huge amount of that growth has happened in my lifetime. We talk casually of change, but I think this emphasises how different things are now from the way they have been at any time in history.

And as for the famous climate change 'hockey stick' graph - 'Call that a hockey stick? THIS is a hockey stick!' (HT to Crocodile Dundee.)

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