Agricultural Revolution vs. the Industrial Revolution

November 23rd, 2014

c. 10,000 BC marks the agreed dating of the beginning of the Agricultural Revolution. In a seminar room at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, a group debates whether to date the beginning of the Anthropocene to the Agricultural Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, or the Nuclear Age, as well as on the concept of the Technosphere.

c. 10,000 BC marks the agreed dating of the beginning of the Agricultural Revolution. In a seminar room at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, a group debates whether to date the beginning of the Anthropocene to the Agricultural Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, or the Nuclear Age, as well as the concept of the Technosphere, whereby technology has become a transformative force alongside the bio-, the hydro-, and the atmosphere, and its impact on the co-evolution of society, nature, and mankind.