Sunday, February 17, 2008

The Most Important Video You'll Ever See

In 8 parts on YouTube.

“The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.” (RealPlayer version, full-length).

For the rest of your life, every time you read something like this:
At this stage, it is impossible to forecast the length and severity of any recession. It is, however, safe enough to predict that the US economy will return to positive growth in due course. Within a few years at the most, income will surpass its pre-recession peak. If the recession brings about an unwinding of the massive imbalances in trade and capital flows that have built up over the past decade, it may even yield some long-term gains.
...or this...
Scientists there [LANL] say they have developed a way to produce truly carbon-neutral fuel and useful organic chemicals at large scale using water and carbon dioxide removed from the air as raw materials.
...think of the presentation above.