Scientists try to predict future (again), historians not so sure

Nature journal has this piece: Scientists are now using mainframe computers to analyze patterns in history in order to predict the future. For the past 15 years, Turchin has been taking the mathematical techniques that once allowed him to track predator–prey cycles in forest ecosystems, and applying them to human history. He has analysed historical …

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