I could have gone all day without reading this…

Published August 27, 2018 by Nan Mykel

On my desktop this morning, from Open Culture:

Open Culture: M.I.T. Computer Program Alarmingly Predicts in 1973 That Civilization Will End by 2040

One of the sources of their vision is a computer program developed at MIT by computing pioneer and systems theorist Jay Forrester, whose model of global sustainability, one of the first of its kind, predicted civilizational collapse in 2040. “What the computer envisioned in the 1970s has by and large been coming true,” claims Paul Ratner at Big Think.

Those predictions include population growth and pollution levels, “worsening quality of life,” and “dwindling natural resources.”  [and Trump?]

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