Hi, I’m Azeem Azhar. I convene Exponential View to help us understand how our societies and political economy will change under the force of rapidly accelerating technologies. Every Wednesday, I do this in Charts of the Week.
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The strange concordance of beliefs. Most vaccinated Austrians believe Russia is responsible for the war in Ukraine. Most unvaccinated Austrians are more likely to blame NATO or the US.
Older Republicans are much more relaxed about the need for policies to tackle climate change than the young cohort.
Long tail chopped
James McMahon points out that in Netflix’s early years, shows could live in the top 10 for a couple of years. In recent standards, from 2021, durations have dropped to 10-25 weeks showing a weakening of long-tail effects.
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