Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Taking the Long View

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Kim Stanley Robinson, 2312: “Alex often said that Chinese dominance is the default norm throughout history, except for the brief period of subjugation to Europe.”

The Atlantic, 2012: The Economic History of the Last 2,000 Years in 1 Little Graph. Via @mims.

Written by gerrycanavan

June 19, 2012 at 10:51 am

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  1. [...] Remember that chart of the last 2000 years of GDP? Here’s what it looks like without a presentist bias that smushes the first thousand years into a single unit. [...]


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