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Time for a Copernican revolution in economics - Business Spectator

Time for a Copernican revolution in economics - Business Spectator | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Time for a Copernican revolution in economics Business Spectator When I did, rather than finding “plenty” of Neoclassical models, the first two non-dictionary entries returned were to my work, and the only models that were returned were...
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Greater Than Or Equal To, a website about Alan Trotter, a human no one asked about

I love this. http://t.co/j70j3TRPMh it shows that clever design doesn't have to involve complexity.

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Embracing Complexity

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“It’s going to unbearable outside in the southern half of the U.S. by the end of the century,” said Harriet Tregoning, director of the office of economic resilience, U.S. Department of Housing and ...
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Tools of human sciences don't minimise complexity - Economic Times

Tools of human sciences don't minimise complexity - Economic Times | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
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Tools of human sciences don't minimise complexity
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The tools of human sciences don't minimize complexity, but help you tackle it. There's a difference between something complex and something that's chaotic.
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Must Read of the Day: Complex Cities | Bacon's Rebellion

Must Read of the Day: Complex Cities | Bacon's Rebellion | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
But local governments and the economies and societies in which they are embedded are complex systems. The various parts interact with often ill-understood feedback loops. Complex systems have emergent properties.
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Caged Bird by Maya Angelou : The Poetry Foundation

Caged Bird by  Maya  Angelou  : The Poetry Foundation | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
A free bird leaps / on the back of the wind / and floats downstream / till the current ends (If Caged Bird by #MayaAngelou does not capture the complexity of the hip-hop generation, nothing does http://t.co/539ZXt5wGP...
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Explaining the Emergence of Boko Haram

Explaining the Emergence of Boko Haram | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Following the recent tragedies in Nigeria, linked to Boko Haram, Jideofor Adibe discusses the emergence of the terrorist group and how their radicalization has impacted the country's nation-building processes.
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Developing methods for quantifying uncertainty and sensitivity for complex systems

Developing methods for quantifying uncertainty and sensitivity for complex systems | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Applied mathematicians Markos Katsoulakis and Luc Rey-Bellet of the University of Massachusetts Amherst will share a three-year, $2.3 million grant from the U.S.
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Does Physics Have a Problem? - Scientific American

Does Physics Have a Problem?
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Instead of using many rigid parts in complex and often inefficient systems, as is done today, such designs can distribute loads across flexible devices made of fewer parts.
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Climate change and its risks are not going away, Mr Cameron

Climate change and its risks are not going away, Mr Cameron | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
The current flooding crisis is one of a succession to hit England. After the widespread flooding in 2000, the Department of Trade and Industry commissioned the Foresight “Future Flooding” study which involved some 90 national experts.
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Nun, 84, jailed for breaking into nuclear plant - Metro

Nun, 84, jailed for breaking into nuclear plant - Metro | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it


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The court heard Rice, Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli spent two hours inside the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee before being caught.
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What Mark Twain, Van Halen and Dan Rather Teach Us About Failure - Forbes

What Mark Twain, Van Halen and Dan Rather Teach Us About Failure - Forbes | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Forbes What Mark Twain, Van Halen and Dan Rather Teach Us About Failure Forbes Trial and error with complex systems led the rock band Van Halen to an ingenious tripwire system that inspired a colossally misunderstood celebrity factoid: the band's...
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What If What We Studied Had Global Impact? - Huffington Post

What If What We Studied Had Global Impact? - Huffington Post | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
What If What We Studied Had Global Impact?
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They're also wickedly complex systems that require creativity, curiosity and a systems approach to solve. How do we prepare a generation to deal with this reality?
Shaun Coffey's insight:

Another look at wicked problems

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Mental Model: Complex Adaptive Systems | Decisi...

Mental Model: Complex Adaptive Systems | Decisi... | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Let's explore the concept of complex adaptive systems. (Complex, complicated, adaptive: what's the difference? http://t.co/I3v40sOkrJ)
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Starting With the Oceans, Single-Celled Organisms Will Re-Inherit the Earth - Motherboard

Starting With the Oceans, Single-Celled Organisms Will Re-Inherit the Earth - Motherboard | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Phys.Org Starting With the Oceans, Single-Celled Organisms Will Re-Inherit the Earth Motherboard I'll be the first to cop to being guilty of multi-celled chauvinism: Having complex cells with organelles, which form complex systems allowing you to...
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Food prices are rising in America; researchers pre... - The Watchers

Food prices are rising in America; researchers pre... - The Watchers | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
"According to Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam and fellow researchers at the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI), events such as these may be anticipated by a mathematical model that examines rising food costs," the Scientific .....
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DARPA initiative looks to push the limits of science, engineering - Defense Systems

ExecutiveGov DARPA initiative looks to push the limits of science, engineering Defense Systems Mathematics: Using advanced mathematics to accelerate development in physics, chemistry, and materials science, as well as creating predictive models to...
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Systems Thinking and Complexity 101 | Peak Oil News and ...

Systems Thinking and Complexity 101 | Peak Oil News and ... | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
The book I recommend for studying the nature of complex systems and how to think about and diagram systems is Rosalind Armson's Growing Wings on the Way: Systems Thinking for Messy Situations. If you buy the Kindle ...
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UNTHINKABLE COMPLEXITY: A CYBERPUNK EVENT

UNTHINKABLE COMPLEXITY: A CYBERPUNK EVENT | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Help us make an immersive, cyberpunk themed event celebrating the future of mankind w/ music, tech, virtual reality & more to be experienced beyond the event.
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Environmental Prize Winner Looks to Wolves to Understand Humans - Voice of America

Environmental Prize Winner Looks to Wolves to Understand Humans - Voice of America | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Environmental Prize Winner Looks to Wolves to Understand Humans Voice of America Levin says complex systems need resilient responses to cope with emerging threats, and that is a challenge in our interconnected world, where global links create added...
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Hello? Is Someone There? Why Customer Support Matters. - Entrepreneur

Hello? Is Someone There? Why Customer Support Matters. - Entrepreneur | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
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Being a doctor was once a job with great purpose. Now it's just a business - The Guardian

Being a doctor was once a job with great purpose. Now it's just a business - The Guardian | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
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Certainty, Complex Systems, And Unintended Consequences | The Bitcoin News

Certainty, Complex Systems, And Unintended Consequences | The Bitcoin News | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
via Market Shadows When it comes to complex systems and unintended consequences, the key phrase is “be careful what you wish for.” A lot of people are remarkably certain that their understanding of how systems will respond…...
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Transforming complex systems: a case study in service design

Transforming complex systems: a case study in service design | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
Jake Garber is a senior service designer for Innovation Unit. He uses a service design approach to help partner organisations address challenges in a radically different way. Jake specialises in us...
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IBM to use Big Data for managing Bangalore's water supply - Deccan Herald

IBM to use Big Data for managing Bangalore's water supply - Deccan Herald | Complexity and Emergence 2 | Scoop.it
IBM to use Big Data for managing Bangalore's water supply Deccan Herald Technology giant IBM today said it has tied up with the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) to create systems for monitoring and managing increasingly complex...
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