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  • Applied Big History

    By on October 15, 2018

    Applied Big History is a guidebook to doing good and well in a fast-changing world. With the help of numerous experts, author William Grassie builds a lattice work of diverse disciplines—physics, chemistry, geology, cell biology, energetics, informatics, evolution, anthropology, psychology, economics, and more. Grassie explores the significant of chaos and complexity, and the dynamics of discovery and innovation, in evolution and economics. He does so with a practical eye to how these new sciences can help better understand and better practice economics, business, and finance in the face of uncertainties.

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  • The Great Matrix of Being

    By on May 3, 2018

    The ten dimensions in the Great Matrix of Being give us ten ways of measuring reality — by size, time, matter, energetics, electromagnetism, sound waves, information-ingenuity, sentience-consciousness, culturally constructed hierarchies, and thresholds of emergent complexity. All phenomena can be located within this Matrix.

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  • The Big Book on Big History: An Illuminated Manuscript

    By on March 24, 2018

    Dorling Kindersley Books (DK) recently published a four-hundred-page textbook on Big History with spectacular illustrations and content. This twenty-first century version of an illuminated manuscript might well be your best Bible to Big History. Big History also makes a great gift for growing minds. At  five and a half pounds, this is not a book you’ll want to carry around. It

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  • Why Big History?

    By on March 23, 2018

    VIDEOS William Grassie, Big History: The New Narrative, 8:37   David Christian, The What and Why of Big History, 21:53.   Bob Bain, Big Questions about Big History in US schools, 42:09.

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  • Nancy Abrams and Joel Primack at TEDxSantaCruz

    By on January 3, 2013

    Joel Primack is a professor of physics and astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His wife, Nancy Abrams, is a specialist in the history and philosophy of science. Together they deliver this motivational TEDx talk, which calls for a cosmological, Big History perspective as a means to solving some of our most difficult problems as a society.

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