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26 September, 2017

Digital Bones post #2

Prof. David Christian is the leading professional voice in the discipline of Big History, which seeks to present the overall patterns and significance without getting into philosophical, spiritual, or other nuances of meanings that we, as individuals, may draw from it. In the 18-minute TED Talk at right, recorded in 2011, Prof. Christian’s survey of the sequence and patterns of billions of years of history is powerfully enhanced by leading-edge digital illustration, thanks to the enthusiasm that Bill Gates has for this new discipline of Big History. Seven major “thresholds of complexity” are surveyed. During the 7th threshold.

Prof. David Christian is the leading professional voice in the which seeks to present the overall patterns and significance without getting into philosophical, spiritual, or other nuances of meanings that we, as individuals, may draw from it. In the 18-minute TED Talk at right, recorded in 2011, Prof. Christian’s survey of the sequence and patterns of billions of years of history is powerfully enhanced by leading-edge digital illustration, thanks to the enthusiasm that Bill Gates has for this new discipline of Big History. Seven major “thresholds of complexity” are surveyed. During the 7th threshold.

Prof. David Christian is the leading professional voice in the discipline of Big History, which seeks to present the overall patterns and significance without getting into philosophical, spiritual, or other nuances of meanings that we, as individuals, may draw from it. In the 18-minute TED Talk at right, recorded in 2011, Prof. Christian’s survey of the sequence and patterns of billions of years of history is powerfully enhanced by leading-edge digital illustration, thanks to the enthusiasm that Bill Gates has for this new discipline of Big History. Seven major “thresholds of complexity” are surveyed. During the 7th threshold.


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