How bad is Exponential Growth? – Computerphile

Exponential growth is a term that’s used a lot, but our intuition can play tricks on understanding it. Dr Tim Muller takes us through some examples that demonstrate just how quickly things get out of hand.

This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

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