Tag: @stevenbjohnson

  • Lewis Thomas defined emerging systems in 1973

    Above all, we must preserve the absolute unpredictability and total improbability of our interconnected minds. Then we can keep all possibilities open, as we have done in the past. It would be nice to have better methods of monitoring changes, to be able to recognize them as they are occurring... Perhaps computers can make this possible, although it...

  • Emerging systems

    Or what ants, neurons, cities and software have in common. It is not easy to find a book that helps us to understand what the Internet is doing for the transmission of knowledge at a global level, because everything that is published daily on this subject has an expiration date, they are punctual data, and they do not enter...

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