Peter Turchin: the ecologist using datasets and models from history to predict the future

I’d highly recommend this long read from The Atlantic outlining the work of Peter Turchin. A former ecologist, he uses the mathematics of his former subject to bring a wider and longer view of history. I’d never thought about the fact that maths and history don’t go together – but maybe they should. He predicts a tough 5-10 years ahead…

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  1. If it’s the RB/RF I think….
    OBE, Gosh!
    Sincere Congratulations, from your local snp rep 🙂
    No reply necessary,
    Wishing you well.

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