Tag archive for ‘politics’
By historyfuturenow On Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Black Swans and why History, Future. Now is not bleak

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is famous for his 2008 book, The Black Swan, in which he came up with a very simple idea: that big changes can suddenly happen, apparently out of nowhere.  He uses the Wall Street crash, More...

By historyfuturenow On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Rome vs. Persia and the transfer of strategic technologies to China

China is a master at forcing western companies to hand over critical intellectual property in exchange for short term access to the Chinese market.  Future, History, Now asks what are the lessons that can be learned More...