Modeling the past to save the future.

Last update: February 24, 2020. See Desktop version.


ABOVE: The average interactions per second over a lifetime if a person interacts with the entire population in the expected-case Timelines simulation.

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Big Pic Explorer is a repository for the writing and research of Bradley Jarvis concerning the future of humanity. Much of it includes attempts to identify and simply model basic global variables underlying history with the goal of determining what would be required to extend our survival for as long and possible.

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Research Overview and Status:

Timelines is the latest and most robust of six models developed over more than a decade. The model includes projections over time for population, consumption (ecological footprint), life expectancy, happiness, age distribution, and economy (Gross World Product, wealth) as totals for the global population and as distributions within the population. Development and testing is continuing through application to historical and current events.

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