Confessions of a researchaholic

June 21, 2021

Exponential growth

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 10:19 am

Human brains are not very capable of perceiving exponential growth; the beginning can seem minor but when we finally notice it is already overwhelming – finance (compound interests), biology (the spread of a disease), and climate (what if we only have 5 years left and thus pointless to talk about carbon neutral by 2050?).

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