This gave the reader " Cliff Notes " on the situation, and what had happened in prior volumes of the saga. If you are trying to write your own future history, legendary SF author Isaac Asimov shows the way.
In other words, the presence of aliens with non-human intelligence might well bollix the works. Any phenomenon is so complex that he cannot possibly grasp the whole of it. The kinetic theory assumes that gases are made up of nothing but molecules, and psychohistory will only work if the hosts of intelligence are made up of nothing but human beings.
Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratories have found that there is a similarity between group behavior and certain physical phenomena. He raised a clenched fist and hammered at the desk.
I picked them in order to make psychohistory more like kinetic theory. Man lives in a world of ideas. In contrast, humans had never encountered another sentient species in the Milky Way Galaxy, so they never felt greatly compelled to expand to other galaxies, but instead to fight other humans over control of the Milky Way.
Once again he wondered just how valid it might be, although in certain parts of it, at times, it seemed to make a certain sort of sense. Asimov used the analogy of a gas: There we will use it to make more fuel, safe fuel, for use on earth, with the danger from the Big Bomb itself limited to the operators actually on watch!
Then have Steinke call the Port of Chicago, and hire a stratocar to stand by for him. King studied the paper. That meant a total human population of one hundred quadrillion.
The operators are under lots of stress so they are constantly observed by psychologists. Axioms Psychohistory depends on the idea that, while one cannot foresee the actions of a particular individual, the laws of statistics as applied to large groups of people could predict the general flow of future events.
And all the fans will say, As you walk your thoughtful way, If that young man involves himself in authentic history, Why, what a very learned kind of high IQ, his high IQ must be. The harassed expression was gone. If our logic-mathematics, or our word-symbols, have been poorly chosen, we think not sanely.
This is no accident.
The Seldon methodology might therefore only work at a certain level of species-development, and would over time become less useful. The alien race known as the Hivers use extensive manipulation of other cultures based on psychohistorical data to achieve their own ends.
Perhaps they did, he thought, for certainly some of the math they used was unconventional. He continued briskly for some minutes, hesitating only momentarily.
Fallout 4 — In the video game developed by Bethesda Softworksa robot dubbed P. Silard shook his head. If you want a slightly more scientific method, you could take a stab at simulating future history.
The end of the series offered two possibilities: But then as time went on, I grew more philosophical. Warping space is a long time tradition in SF, and the ensuing battles bear a striking resemblance to the battles between warships.
Psychohistory also has echoes of modernization theory and of work in the social sciences that by the s would lead to attempts at large-scale social prediction and control such as Project Camelot.
I know what you mean, though. The Living Earth Simulatora platform of the proposed FuturICT project, aims to simulate social and economic developments on a global scale in order to anticipate and predict global phenomena, like for example financial crisis.
That would be Lentz. But that had been something that he had shrank from doing, for it would be equivalent to showing the very nakedness of the human race. The record book he put away in its proper place among all the other record books upon the shelf.
To a good approximation, this probability of generalization i decays exponentially with this distance, and ii does so in accordance with one of two metrics, depending on the relation between the dimensions along with the stimuli vary. However, her capabilities are limited due to the complexity of human free will and she has to adjust her algorithms constantly, especially when the player character shows up.
It used to be common for many of them to raid their neighbors for food, women, and moveable wealth. He shuddered as he looked at it.
To do the analysis, they assigned certain physical characteristics such as level of excitement, fear, and size of the crowd to model parameters. They will just distract his dreaming and his necessary scheming with that psychohistory.“My BioClub sponsored a screening of the film, The Day the Mesozoic Died.
To drum up excitement for the event, we had posted different K-T boundary sites throughout the school from the activity Finding the Crater.
First, go to The Tough Guide to the Known Galaxy and read the entry "FUTURE HISTORY". The read the TV Trope's Standard Sci-Fi History (you might also want to read the TV Trope's Standard Sci-Fi ultimedescente.comyed, formulaic, derivative, and space opera; but very common).
Also check out this website's historical timeline of (mostly) real world events. The 's flavored future history .Download