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Epilogue: The Pale Blue Dot
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Where does humanity go from here? I explain some of the massive technological trends of today, and conclude this course with an interesting realisation.

Anirudh Kanisetti
BITS Pilani (Goa), history blogger, artist, podcaster.

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Mam Tirunelveli is a district in TN and it is not a name of temple. Vaikundaperumal temple of nandivarman stage is located at Tirunelveli district of TN. small correction as I am from TN :)
I literally can not find words to describe this course, let alone the ending. By far the best course I have ever seen! By far the greates ending any course or for that matter any story can ever have. Its amazing how a BITS Pilani graduate turns into a history lover and makes us loves history too. Its been an abosulte pleasure living this journey with you, Anirudh! Waiting for more of your courses!
The pleasure is mine, Darpan! I'm so glad you liked the course. Do keep in touch! :)
thanks Anirudh! What an enriching experience... you are commendable and I thoroughly enjoyed every bit of the excellent pictorial representation of human history.
wonderfull presentation with pics..make my day special..sir .thanks unacademy..hard to collect those things in as simpler..
Why there is no mention of Indus Valley Civilization in beginning?
  1. Consider again that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every "superstar, every "supreme leader, every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam." Carl Sagan The Pale Blue Dot

  2. Welcome back! I'm Anirudh. I'm a history blogger, artist and BITS Pilani (Goa) graduate. You can find me at

  3. What's next?

  4. Understanding Tomorrow The great trends which will shape the 21st century

  5. Artificial Intelligence and Robotics: Controlling the Mind How will the job landscape change? How will humanity deal with it?

  6. Genetics and Medicine: Controlling the Body How will families and jobs change? Hydrogen O Oxygen O Nitrogen O Carbon O Phosphorus Pyrimidines Prines

  7. What shall we believe in? Is there an eternal truth? What will explain our existence? 14

  8. 2 Just think.

  9. The broad outline Middle Ages The Rise and Fall of Civilizations o CE 600s 1B00s 1400s CE 2000s CE The Great Pyramid at Giza Early High Late Renaissance Revolutions 500s BCE-20(SCE Today 2500s BCE 50oS CE Early Classi Late Enlightenment 200s 500s CE 170os CE Intiquity Colonialism

  10. You are here. Fish Earth nites Dinosaurs You are here. Billion years ago Flowers and bees