How Many People Can Earth Support?

It is clear to all of us that the planet is not expanding. There is only so much space on Earth, not to mention only so many resources – food, water and energy – that can support a human population. So a growing human population must pose some kind of a threat to the wellbeing of planet Earth, mustn’t it? Not necessarily.  See BBC: How many people can our planet really support  Also See: World Watch – Why we must talk population

And that is by no means all there is to it. For instance sustainable population is affected by living standard  it is even affected by women being recognized as movers and shakers in society. Expect more to come

Canada – Trade

Cosmos, what a complex subject for a simple blog. Canada is where this blog originates so I write about Canadian Trade, a subject I find equally complex. Never mind. Here goes.

Whenever they hear of them most Canadians say “Tear down the barriers to internal trade. We want no charges”. Know what? the original Canadian constitution AGREES! See: Canada, Provincial Trade Barriers.

Humanoid Robots not simple

Robots – job tailored ones – can be simple devices unless they are to work on humans who are all notoriously unpredictable. As a result the study and building of humanoid robots is a subject that deserves to stand alone.

Even though (as often stated) a mere layperson this is a subject the writer can’t help but be intrigued in and will,  from time to time, report his findings here in this category.

Here is a link to get going: IEEE Spectrum on humanoids and it includes a particular article that I found very interesting (they all are of interest).

Canada – Organized Crime

In 2013 there were 672 organized crime groups reported in Canada, many of them concentrated in major metropolitan areas for reasons of anonymity and ease of access to markets and ports. Organized crime poses a serious long-term threat to Canada’s institutions, society, economy, and to individual quality of life.

See Government Backgrounder