History and Future

In this page, you will find 3 graphics that are generated when the page is loaded from our history database. You can choose how long the graphics go back so you can see better detail on recent history, or the big picture in the last thousand years.

"Human Development" counts how many discoveries and progress happened on each year, some might be spread out over a few years (because the discoveries where progressive, not punctual), others are just a big game changer. The trend you will notice, and that is the whole point, is that important developments, or more small developments, are happening faster and faster.

Life Expectancy and World Population are there just for comparison, though Life Expectancy is a good measure of how much medicine and society has evolved.


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Check other of my articles, like: What changed in the world since you were born?