Monthly Archives: April 2012
While the headlines alternate between doom and boom, most objective data tends to indicate that we’re in a contraction phase of the natural cycle of growth on this planet. Far from being a “problem”, it is a simple fact of … Continue reading
Listening to a colleague describe demographic research she’s doing, I realized that I belonged finally with the dinosaur generation. And here’s why.
I’ve been interested in the history of the invention we call “money”, but the fascination doesn’t stop at the origination of this essential tool of modern commerce. Because two seconds after money was invented, some ancient farmer in Mesopotamia turned … Continue reading