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    Relics Of A Bygone Network? by James Marland
    Published on January 23, 2014
    In the U.S., in the early years of air travel across the country, the Postal Service literally developed a ground-based navigation system by creating cement arrows across the country.   They leased land and paid civilians to keep them lit…

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We’ve reached an inflection point. The world’s resources are growing scarcer and supply and demand curves are colliding. Resources have seldom been more tightly constricted. Nations and their people are feeling the tightening grip of constrained water, energy and...
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Until now, managing resources was about cost and efficiency. Today, resource management is about growth. Explosive growth in the global middle class is putting new constraints on food, water, and energy. In resource-rich conditions; poor planning and distribution is...
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