We have increased in number and organisational complexity. Rise? Not sure about that. We are a niche creating species, therefore our numbers are not limited by our environment.
The future has arrived with the refinement of Metal 3D printers… It’s a new industrial revolution in the making that will leave millions of people without jobs…low cost production will flourish outside the traditional cheep labour markets, with a fraction of the workforce.
Michael, I took Mr. Harai’s Coursera class, ‘The Brief History of Humankind’ last year. It was very intriguing and mind boggling. I highly recommend this course to every critical thinker.
Thanks for the TED clip. He also has a highly rated book on Amazon etc..
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