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According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Vintage 2021 national and state population estimates and components of change released, the population of the United States grew in the past year by 392,665, or 0.1%, the lowest rate since the nation’s founding. The … Continue reading
The graph below (link) shows the number of science and engineering doctorate recipients in the United States from 1957 to 2017. The number has increased from 8,611 in 1957 to 54,664 in 2017, a 6.3x increase. Over the same time, the US … Continue reading
Another 402 games and I managed to improve my Rapid chess rating from 2000 (I mentioned it in my previous post) to 2100 on Lichess.org. Rapid (10 mins per player with no added time for each move) is what I … Continue reading
Interesting data… https://www.statista.com/chart/18794/net-contributors-to-eu-budget/
Excellent documentary film about the original venture capitalists and the companies they helped to start and grow–like Apple, Intel, Genentech, Cisco, Tandem and Atari. Highly recommend it. It is available on Netflix.