Category: ageing population
Britain’s Ageing Population – Is it a Problem?
This post provides an overview of statistics on Britain’s ageing population before looking at some of the problems associated with this trend, including the increased strain on health services and increased burden on young people. It also asks whether the ageing population is actually a problem or not? Statistics on the Ageing Population In 1998, […]
Japan’s Declining and Ageing Population
Last year Japan’s population declined by 300, 000, to 126 million, and and its population is predicted to decline to 87 million by 2040. Japan also has an ‘ageing population’ – it is already one of the world’s oldest nations, which a median age of 46, and its predicted that by 2040 there will be […]
The ‘Postmodern’ Tech Companies Embarking on ‘Modernist’ Projects
Technology Transnationals such as Apple, Google and Facebook have effectively embedded themselves into the lifeworlds of billions of people the world over through weaving their products and services into the fabric of daily life. While in many ways these tech firms are quintessentially postmodern, there are some ways in which they seem to harken back to […]