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Choose action for our environment!

Mina Shah’s “Save the whales” piece inspired me to write more on the topic of environmental protection. While I sincerely hope that the increased frequency of beached animals is a result of population recovery rather than global warming, the reach of global warming is far and wide, and likely extends beyond that which we are…

Mentality of progress

Moore’s Law is limited by the minimum size of a transistor, which in turn is limited by the size of atoms. A 2014 IEEE report concludes that, “Moore’s Law is not dead, but it has clearly reached old age, and no fundamental technology has emerged to replace it.” And just as the propeller did not imply the jet engine, quantum computing, widely seen as our best chance beyond Moore’s Law, still remains an uncertainty.