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63 words by gman999 written on 2016–10–25, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: bananas, monoculturesPrevious post: Signify SanityNext post: In The Tree


The easiest way to convey the problems with monocultures in technology is to point to a stark monoculture common to many: bananas.

The Cavendish banana is a non-reproducing variant that dominates global production, and is most likely the one encountered. The Guardian published an article entitled “The banana as we know it is in imminet danger” regarding efforts to diversify banana types.


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