7 min read · 2020-04-18 · Every Western institution was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic, despite many prior warnings. This monumental failure of institutional effectiveness will reverberate for the rest of the decade,…
~17 min read · From 2018 · Science and technology change rapidly. The MIT Technology Review has identified “10 breakthrough technologies” in the fields of biology, computer science and engineering, among others. This exciting summary of recent technological advances stimulates the mind and demonstrates how far technology has come and how far it plans to go. These advances include artificial life and computers with an imagination. getAbstract recommends this article to the many inspired and curious technology fans out there.
~14 min read · Aug 13th · By 2025, the world’s population will reach over 8.1 billion people. Most of that population growth will be concentrated in cities across Africa and Asia. To help paint a detailed picture, this map
The majority of the world’s fastest growing cities are located in Africa—in fact, 17 of the 20 are located on the continent, with four of the 20 cities being located in Nigeria specifically.