Publications, Presentations, Press

 

Publications

Presentations

  • Escaping the Matrix: A Presentation and Critique of the Colossus Model of World History, World History Association–July 2015, Savannah, USA
  • Developing Ruby Simulations and Using R for Visualization (using the efficiency-discounted exponential growth methodology to model dynasties), American History Association–January 2015, New York, USA
  • "Effects Upon the Progression of a Society and Its Business Structures Due to Dependency Upon a Nonrenewable Resource: The San Juan Mining Region”, Richard Robinson Business History Workshop 2016—Business and Environment in History: Dealing in Nature and Ecology, Pasts and Futures Portland State University 28-30 April 2016
  • “Dueling Dynasties: Colossus Simulator Searches for Patterns of Major Conflict Outcomes”, World History Association Annual Conference—Global Conflict and Transformation of the Global Countryside, Ghent, Belgium, 2 - 5 July, 2016.
  • “Workshop: Generating and Displaying Quantitative and Graphic Simulations for History”, World History Association Annual Conference, July, 2016.
  • “Using thermodynamic potentials as the prime driver of historical processes”, International Big History Association Conference—Building Big History, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 14-17 July 2016.
  •  “The Colossus History Grid: integrating network and spatial models of world history”, Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association—Beyond Social Science History: Knowledge in an Interdisciplinary World, Chicago, Illinois, 17-20 November, 2016 
  • Panel Chair: Corruption, Judicial Proceedings, and Legal Processes over Time, Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, 2016.
  • Co-facilitator: Overcoming Polarization workshops (February to May, 2017) at Stanford University
  • “Lessons About Historical, Economic and Resource Bubbles from the Rise and Fall of Spain’s Golden New World”, World History Association Annual Conference, 22 - 24 June 2017. 
  • “Workshop: Feeding Empires—Quantitative, Digital & Graphic Simulations for History Using Food Cases”, World History Association Annual Conference, 22 - 24 June 2017.
  • Co-facilitator: Big Sustainability and Overcoming Polarization workshops at Stanford, California and Cambridge, Massachusetts (June 2017).
  • “Workshop: Characterizing Historical Macro-Material Utilizing Satellite Imagery, Remote Sensing and GIS, World History Association Annual Conference, Milwaukee, June 2018.
  • “Roundtable: Organizing World History”, World History Association Annual Conference, Milwaukee, June 2018.
  • “Emergy and Efficiency Analysis of Historical Bubbles”, Emergy Synthesis 10 Conference Proceedings (University of Florida), Gainesville, 1 June 2019.
  • “Hype or Substance? Applying Artificial Intelligence to the Sustainability of Dynasties Over 3500 Years of World History”, World History Association Annual Conference, Remote, 22 - 24 June 2021.
  • “Teaching Workshop: World History Digital Lightning Talks”, World History Association Annual Conference, Remote, 22 - 24 June 2021.
  • “A Simulation and Critique of Asimov's Foundation Series: What Works and Fails”, Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Philadelphia, November 14, 2021.
  • "Panel: Microgravity: The Commercial Case for R & D", SXSW, Austin, TX, March 13, 2022.
  • “Workshop: Feeding Empires—Quantitative, Digital & Graphic Simulations for History Using Food Cases”, World History Association Annual Conference, 22 – 23-25 June 2022.
  • “Irreversible Processes in History”, World History Association Annual Conference, Remote, Bilbao, Spain, June 23-25, 2022.
  • “Modeling Historical Dynasties as Emergent, Dissipative Mechanisms”, Thermodynamics 2.0 Conference, International Association for the Integration of Science and Engineering, Boone, North Carolina, July 19, 2022.
  • “Panel: Unity of Sciences”, Chair, Thermodynamics 2.0 Conference, International Association for the Integration of Science and Engineering, Boone, North Carolina, July 20, 2022.