Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Albert Bartlett: "The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function."

Resource Insights: "Albert Bartlett might have been another obscure physics professor had he not put together a now famous lecture entitled "Arithmetic, Population and Energy" in 1969. The lecture, available broadly on the internet, begins with the line: "The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function."

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