The emergence of a hardware product from an African company marks a phase-change point for tech invention. The BRCK shows that great ideas can come from anywhere, that innovation comes from solving real problems with constrained resources.
Here are the facts we confront. No one is against conservation. No one is against alternative fuel sources.
It is rather a problem of how to secure the best use of resources known to any of the members of society, for ends whose relative importance only those individuals know.
Many have been with the show for years, and they have sources in the business, so we do know things, but until it is verified, we don't run with the story.
Once humans traded their hunter-gatherer existences for more settled communities, we began a quest to make our lives better and more comfortable, but we've also been sucking precious finite resources from our environment ever since.
Everybody needs history but the people who need it most are poor folks - people without resources or options.
I'm a capitalist by conviction and profession. I believe the best economic system is one that rewards entrepreneurship and risk-taking, maximizes customer choice, uses markets to allocate scarce resources and minimizes the regulatory burden on business.
It's a really big deal to do a spacewalk. It's much riskier than staying indoors. It's complex. It uses up a lot of the precious resources onboard. It uses up oxygen. It uses up carbon dioxide scrubbers.
The state is in danger of falling into disrepute due to the evidence of its inadequate resources.
Kids are finding out about the potential for discovery online from other sources; many of them have computers at home, for instance, or their friends have them.
I'm using all my resources to help me with that and I feel the sky is the limit for me.
We used to live in a world where the price of resources came down steadily, and now the world has changed. You have a great mismatch between finite resources and exponential population growth.
There is no single theory that is used in economics that considers the finite nature of resources. It's shocking.
We live on a finite planet. We have finite resources, and we're running out of good, arable land.
These days there is a lot of poverty in the world, and that's a scandal when we have so many riches and resources to give to everyone. We all have to think about how we can become a little poorer.
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