Weekly Challenge 2: People People Everywhere

 Posted by DrJeff on June 2nd, 2009

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This post is a Dr. Jeff’s Weekly Challenge.


We explored humanity’s ability to impact the entire planet last week in Weekly Challenge 1, and this week I’d like to continue the theme. We’ll be moving out beyond Earth pretty soon (promise.)


Here now the challenge—


How many new human beings will be on the planet a year from now? In just one year, will the increase in world population be the equivalent of a new big town? Or maybe a new medium-sized city? How about a large city?


And think about this—


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THE SOLUTION TO Weekly Challenge 1: A Pound of Ants and the Capabilities of Intelligent Biomass

 Posted by DrJeff on June 1st, 2009

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Read Original ChallengeHERE.


This post is a solution to a Dr. Jeff’s Weekly Challenge.


For those of you that read last week’s Weekly Challenge 1 and are now waiting on the edge of your seats for the answers, well here they are. For those of you that haven’t yet read Weekly Challenge 1, DON’T LOOK! Go directly to the challenge and read it first, do not pass go, and do not collect $200.


And now the answers—


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