Talking Points: September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

The United States has more than 700,000 open technology jobs, but universities are only producing about 1/10th that number of computer science graduates. Axios, September 21, 2019

From the start of Bill Clinton’s impeachment in January 1998 through his acquittal in February 1999, The S&P 500 gained 28%. Barron’s, September 25, 2019

In the next two years, humans are set to cross a milestone: We’ll harvest more fish from farms than we catch in the wild. The Wall Street Journal,September 12, 2019

If humans killed each other at the same rate that we kill animals, we would be extinct in 17 days. The Human League, July 18, 2018

In the U.S., about 7% of water consumption is used in households, with the rest of it going to industrial use or farms. New York Times, July 13, 2019

In the 10 years before Madoff, 302,000 investors lost a collective $8.5 billion in Ponzi schemes. In the decade following the Madoff debacle, that number has grown to 4.3 million investors losing a collective $31.1 billion. The New York Times, September 22, 2019

“There are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.” Boris Johnson

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