Mathematics, Science and Environment

Associated Press – October  20, 2017

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

If so, there is only  one deduction,

We’re sowing the seeds of our own destruction.

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‪Reuters – October 19, 2017

Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful “initial coin offering,” in which new digital currency is parceled out to buyers. …But the venture is now in danger of falling apart because of a battle for control playing out behind the scenes, Reuters has learned.

“Crypto” means “secret; ”  most surely a clue

That the imperiled investor may be YOU!‬

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BBC NEWS – July 26, 2016

Humans could become extinct if sperm counts in men continue to fall at current rates, a doctor has warned…. Researchers assessing the results of nearly 200 studies say sperm counts among men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, same to have halved in less than 40 years.

It’s surprising that “thinning ranks,”
Could be caused by “shooting blanks.”

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The Island Packet – June 27, 2017

‪The Chamber of Commerce is asking the public to complete a quick survey asking whether or not they think there should be a ban on single – use plastic bags.

A binary choice is this discussion’s shaper;
Paper or plastic, plastic or paper.‬

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Reuters – February 1, 2017

Artificial intelligence has made history by beating humans in poker for the first time, the last remaining game in which humans had managed to maintain the upper hand.

]Artifical intelligence dispensed it.
Beware if you bet against it.

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