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Jul 8, 2016 | » | 0. Introduction
2 min; updated Sep 5, 2022
Introduction The Tipping Point is the biography of how little things had big effects. From 1992 to 1997, murder rates dropped 64.3% to 770 and total crimes fell by \(\approx\) 50% to 355,893. Geometric progressions are non-intuitive, e.g. if given a large paper and asked to fold it 50x, the stack’s height will be \(\approx\) the distance to the sun. This is a popular illustration. The standard paper’s thickness, \(h_0\), is \(0.... |