Monthly Archive: February 2023

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Natural burial, where composting of remains is OK, is becoming OK in the US. Consider the origin and transmission of ideas and culture.

【Composting of human remains is gradually becoming “OK” in the U.S.】 https://www.gizmodo.jp/2023/02/recompose-legal-human-composting-green-burials.html   ・After the funeral, the remains are placed in a beehive-like structure and decomposed into a cubic yard (about 0.8 cubic meters)...

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A large amount of copyrighted works are being produced by AI such as ChatGPT. The world is becoming a place where the line between human and AI creativity, copyrights, etc. are blurred.

【A large number of “books authored by ChatGPT” are sold on Amazon.】 https://gigazine.net/news/20230222-chatgpt-book-amazon/   ・A large number of “books written in a short time using ChatGPT” are listed on Amazon. ・The problem of “unintentionally...

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Research shows that rich does not = smart. Interesting association between cognitive ability and annual income. The borderline is an annual income of 7.5 million yen.

【Research shows that rich people are not necessarily smarter】 https://gigazine.net/news/20230207-cognitive-ability-top-earners/   ・In this study, the subjects were 670,203 citizens between the ages of 18 and 60 who held some kind of job between 1991...

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Ozone layer expected to finally be fully restored in 2066. The major problems at the global level are gradual with long-term thinking.

【Ozone layer expected to be fully restored by 2066】 https://www.gizmodo.jp/2023/01/ozone-layer-full-recovery.html   ・UN Environment Program predicts that the ozone layer will return to 1980 levels by 2066 ・The ozone layer protects the earth’s ecosystem by...

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Sanctions against Russia. Diamonds are not subject to sanctions. The world is driven by profit and loss, not justice.

【EU Sanctions Against Russia: Why Are Diamonds Excluded? Are there limits to sanctions?】 https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/special/international_news_navi/articles/qa/2023/01/30/28882.html   ・The European Union has imposed various sanctions against Russia, but one that has not been targeted is diamond ・Deeply...