Saturday, April 13, 2024

Amitav Ghosh

Came across this concept from Amitav Ghosh: He argues that 'our' existenial fears abour climate change are in-fact Western fears about the looming end of our colonial powers. In-contrast, in much of the rest of the world and especially for Indigenous people, the catastrophe has alredy happened.

The 2024 Submarine Cable Map

The Submarine Cable Map is one of the annual highlights in map making - not sure why that is - but somehow 'seeing' how the continents are connected via submarine cables makes you realize just how interconnected we are. I always wonder how much this network will need to expand once we let AI run much of our lives!