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Is there a limit to technological progress? - Clément Vidal

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Many generations have felt they’ve reached the pinnacle of technological advancement. Yet, if you look back 100 years, the technologies we take for granted today would seem like impossible magic. So — will there be a point where we reach an actual limit of technological progress? And if so, are we anywhere near that limit now? Clément Vidal consults Kardashev’s scale to find out.

Which of the following statements is true:

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Clement Vidal
  • Director Bálint Gelley
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Storyboard Artist Daniel Gray
  • Layout Artist Daniel Gray
  • Designer Lili Korcsok
  • Composer Gergely Buttinger
  • Sound Designer Zoltán Vadon
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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