I love using graphics to explain numerical data. This video highlights the inequality in our world on many dimensions. The realization that we need to look further than our own little world and take a broader world view. 100, 100% is easy for the mind to comprehend.
This is very sad. After radium was discovered in 1898, it resulted in the development of many products. Besides being included in tonics, foods and clothing, it was also used to give the nighttime glow in watches.
This article provides an insight into one group of people who were effected the most, “The Radium Girls”.
After many years of traffic gridlock, the Vedder Bridge was replaced this year. The new roundabout and wider lanes make for smoother traffic flow. Here is video of the “launch” earlier this year of the new bridge across the Chilliwack River.
All people have the right to prove who they are and allow them to access basic services of economic, social and political life. This blockchain prototype will allow decentralized and secure storage and access to personal and private information.
“Approximately one-sixth of the world’s population cannot participate in cultural, political, economic, and social life because they lack the most basic information: Documented proof of their existence,” Accenture said in an announcement.
“Our prototype is personal, private, and portable, empowering individuals to access and share appropriate information when convenient, and without the worry of using or losing paper documentation,” said David Treat, managing director at Accenture’s global blockchain business.