Watch 6,000 years of urbanization taking over the world — Quartz

If the goal of studying history is to apply past knowledge to modern problems, there’s (at least) one problem: the record of human civilization is a disorganized mess. Some scientists are trying to aggregate and sort through the jumble of information. Researchers at Yale University have digitized 6,000 years of city records. The result offers…

via Watch 6,000 years of urbanization taking over the world — Quartz

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