The World Needs Fewer Not More People To Innovate

Among technology utopians it has become common to challenge the idea that we need to get population growth under control. You can hear this sentiment expressed both by technology icons such as Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk. Their idea is that the world will be saved by technology and to produce more innovation we need more people.

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Erik Engheim

Erik Engheim

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Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.