The Romans didn’t need mobile phones

https://singularityhub.com/2018/05/06/leapfrogging-tech-is-changing-millions-of-lives-heres-how/#sm.0001m4bpkjv3qd4nxh12rj926apnx

This won’t end well.

They’ve built a house on sand.

“Even as countries tackle these issues, population growth could toss the biggest wrench into the spokes of continued progress. Though Sub-Saharan Africa’s poverty rate declined by 13 percent between 1990 and 2013, the absolute number of people living in poverty actually rose by 113 million.”

but Malthus is redundant, the good times last forever, right, 1928?

OT Plenty of people in the West don’t have mobile phones so why don’t they get free ones?

So you know SHTF in Africa when the cell towers go down.

1. Be civil. 2. Be logical or fair. 3. Do not bore me.

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