Even though it may seem like the world keeps becoming a scarier and less safe place because of the way the news cycle operates, it’s essential to note that this is the safest time in human history. And technology is a big reason for that. Every day, people are figuring out more reliable ways to work and play and thrive in their various environments, so taking a moment to appreciate these structures will do your mental health some good.
When you think along the lines of industrial safety, highway safety, chemical safety, and then the ability to decipher safety trends from all of the available data, you start to see where technology has played a significant role in giving humankind the best chance possible to live long lives on individual scales. [Read more…]