(Not) Boring Finds for December 2017

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This month, we learned how Himalayan villagers may have more advanced lighting than New Yorkers; uncovered the surprisingly dark underbelly of online mattress wars; read a balanced bitcoin bulletin; and vicariously indulged in some dinners that made history.

World Economic Forum – Some villages are embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution faster than cities. This is how

An excellent example of the “Leapfrog Effect.” With certain renewable technologies becoming cheap enough, remote communities can benefit from near-instant modernized systems in an easy-to-implement package. While this will increase connectivity to the modern world and economy, it is also a drastic and rapid change. Definitely an interesting development to watch.

Fast Company – The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare

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