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Can We Balance Matter and Spirit? (4/6): The demands of global complexity

It seems worth republishing this sequence again, mainly because of my current sequence on The Matter with Things, to which it resonates strongly. The first four posts will appear this week: the last two next Tuesday and Wednesday. 2.259 mais palavras

Book Reviews

On the Importance of Randomness

What would happen if the water molecules of Lake Tahoe, instead of moving randomly, were to causally align? “Lake Tahoe would take off over the Sierra Nevadas at something like 1000 mph (based on the average speed of H2O molecules at room temperature as derived from simple kinetic theory).” —Richard E. 3.577 mais palavras

Philosophy Of Science

Intelligence and the War in Ukraine: Part 1 - War on the Rocks

Almost every descent into war comes with speculation, accusations, and counter-accusations of intelligence failure. And, indeed, it is obvious to note that intelligence agencies are most often criticized when things apparently go wrong. 14 mais palavras


Our Collective Consciousness

For more than a year now I have been contemplating the many different realities people are living in, despite tragedies such as the Covid pandemic affecting us globally and collectively. 130 mais palavras


CMC 3-5th June 2022 – The theory of practice and the practice of theory.

There are still some places remaining for the 2022 Complexity and Management conference. You can book here.

One of the things that delegates always remark upon about the CMC is how refreshing it is to get straight into conversations that matter. 179 mais palavras


5 Unexpected Teaching Insights

By Linda Fisher Thornton

Linda Fisher Thornton’s Commencement Address at the 2022 University of Richmond SPCS Graduation

After teaching for more than 20 years, I was surprised last week with the Itkowitz Family Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award by the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies. 1.280 mais palavras

Ethical Leader

Open Source Software - A Paradox

The nuts and bolts of Software – Intellectual Property

The code running in the myriad of computers in the world is called object code . 789 mais palavras