Historical Exponential View
A view of time and history, particularly regarding technological progress and innovation, that takes into consideration exponential trends. Thus, we may experience 10,000 years of progress in as short as one century. For example, Raymond Kurzweil predicts that we will experience 20,000 years of progress in the 21st century.
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