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Infinite growth is a pipe dream

6 mins | Aug 16, 2019

Understand the world better: how Moore’s law of digital development has fooled us. If the processing speed of a microchip doubles every 2 years, then why aren’t trains running twice as fast, or crops producing twice as much as they did 2 years ago? Vaclav Smil writing in the Financial Times explains.

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From Financial Times