5:29 am - Monday June 26, 2017

Modern living – impact of tech and health

  from e mail of Rajat Bhargav

http://www.visualizing.org/full-screen/264502 has a graphic on the global distribution of life expectancy at birth. I found  the foot-note a bit more interesting
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For effect (pun intended), look at the global population (even on a log  scale it appears nearly vertical in recent history, i.e. after the industrial  revolution) …
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[I used data from census.gov]
Human population in the last 12000 years. The global population in the  Neolithic period was fairly stable. The technological impact of metal tools  really changed things after 4000 BC. Nothing compared to what powered machines  did for us.
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