Assorted Links Tuesday
A short one today: infinity, milkshake supply chains, and Canada.
"People in 1900 did not consider the internet or nuclear power unlikely: they did not conceive of them at all. So our own future will be shaped by knowledge that we do not yet have. We cannot even predict most of the problems that we shall encounter, or most of the opportunities to solve them, let alone the solutions and attempted solutions and how they will affect events." - David Deutsch, The Beginning of Infinity
McDonald’s is having supply chain issues in the UK: Milkshakes are off the menu at McDonald’s in England, Scotland and Wales, leaving customers definitely not “lovin’ it” after supply chain issues.
Who has the cure for America’s declining birthrate? Canada:
Over the last century, two moments that transformed America and positioned it as the global economic leader were the post-World War II economic boom and the I.T. revolution of the 1990s. In both cases, America tore down many forms of discrimination and other barriers to harness the talents of marginalized groups in the country and to welcome new ones, injecting demographic vitality into the economy. To continue America’s upward trajectory in the 21st century, the country must reverse its current demographic decline.
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