|Possible Futures||Near Futures|
|History||(none as yet)||(none as yet)||Singularity|
Impoverishment (Suburban sprawl and monoculture)
Singularity (Posthuman transcension)
Futurist Peter von Stackelberg designed a complex timeline of social, technological, economic and political events and trends from 1750 to 2100 (small version above). Each time series shows graphs, events and categories on a common scale. He says about it: "The purpose of the timeline is to provide a visual tool for looking at events across a relatively long period of time and identify patterns and interrelationships involving a broad range of factors. Identification of patterns is particularly important when attempting to look at the future of complex social, technological, economic, and other systems."
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