Category Archives: Sketches in the Geometry of History

What does history look look? What do we see it as looking like? Explorations in the visual portrayal of historical change …

Glimpses into Big History

  Glimpses into the Scope and Manner of Big History David Christian has his Big History time-lines up on the Big History Project website. You can access them at http://www.bighistoryproject.com/The-Latest-Word/Download-Print-Big-History-Timelines. As I’ve told people in the past, I’m a big … Continue reading

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A zigzagging pattern of history

Sometimes, history doesn’t follow a nice, neat linear model. In fact, the case could be made that it hardly ever does … Enter, then, the non-linear models of geometrical history. Several years back, I came across a fascinating interpretation — … Continue reading

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Some Basics in the Geometry of History

One of the first conceptual diagrams I ever did was a MacPaint version of the PNG that I’m uploading today – a drawing in the Geometry of History. Before, I go on however, let me be clear. When I talk … Continue reading

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