Complexity. A Very Short Introduction

Complexity. A Very Short Introduction

What is complexity? When and why does it arise? How are complex systems different from complicated ones? A simple introduction to the basics, plus a short conference wrap-up. (Talk at Mind the Progress, June 2019)

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Wolfgang Wopperer-Beholz

June 14, 2019
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  1. Complexity A Very Short Introduction Wolfgang Wopperer-Beholz 14. Juni |

    Mind the Progress 2019
  2. So, Complexity.

  3. !

  4. Complexity?

  5. "

  6. Let’s try something.

  7. 1. Wander around randomly. 
 Greet the people 
 you

    come across.
  8. 2.Gather in the room’s corners according to your industries. Estimate

    group sizes.
  9. 3.Find (only!) people 
 with different job titles. Share your

    experiences with complexity.
  10. What 
 did you find?

  11. Order 
 and Disorder

  12. https://www.insidescience.org/news/sean-carrolls-big-picture-tours-physics-and-philosophy

  13. Interacting Parts

  14. https://medium.com/disruptive-design/tools-for-systems-thinkers-the-6-fundamental-concepts-of-systems-thinking-379cdac3dc6a

  15. Simple Rules

  16. Flocking rules 1. Stay close, 2.but not too close. 3.

    Align your heading.
  17. Emergence

  18. https://slate.com/culture/2014/02/richard-barnes-murmur-examines-the-intricate-patterns-created-by-the-european-starlings-in-rome-photos.html

  19. https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards/winners-galleries/2018/professional/shortlisted/natural-world/very

  20. Order and Disorder Interacting Parts Simple Rules Emergence

  21. Complexity!

  22. #

  23. http://space!ight101.com/spx/its-booster/

  24. https://www.inverse.com/article/51291-spacex-here-s-the-timeline-for-getting-to-mars-and-starting-a-colony

  25. https://www.!ickr.com/photos/neutronboy/33826713898/

  26. https://sciencing.com/marine-ecosystem-classi"cation-38170.html

  27. Fig. 27.9 The Earth gives back the same amount of

    energy that it receives from the Sun, but what it receives from the Sun is in a much lower entropy form, owing §27.7 CHAPTER 27 Roger Penrose: The Road to Reality, p. 706
  28. https://vimeo.com/101669740

  29. $

  30. Happy explorations! @wowo101 https://wolfgangwopperer.com https://rebellion.earth cbyna

  31. Wrap-up A brief synopsis Wolfgang Wopperer-Beholz 15th June | Mind

    the Progress 2019
  32. !

  33. "

  34. #

  35. What 
 did we find?

  36. Paradigms

  37. instrument of domination psychic prison schismatic Sociology of radical change

    Radical humanist paradigm Radical structuralist paradigm catastrophe Anti-organization theory Radical organization theory Subjective Objective Behaviorism, Hermeneutics ~ Pluralism determinism and Hermeneutics Puaim abstracted empircism Ethnomethodology and asr irics phenomenological symbolic S s t interactionism _ tmachine Action frame of reference Interpretive paradigm Functionalist paradigm ,8~~~~ ~~~~~ I / X1 X X x organism / / / ~~~~Sociology\\ \\ \ \ of regulation accomplishment, /_/_/_\_\_\_\_\_\ enacted sense making population-ecology language game cybernetic system text culture\ \ thatre\ \ loosely coupled system political system Gareth Morgan, “Paradigms, Metaphors, and Puzzle Solving in Organization Theory”, p. 605
  38. Perspectives

  39. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Femme_au_Cheval

  40. Position

  41. https://www.norberteder.com/standpunkt/

  42. Humility & Critique

  43. https://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/earthday/gall_whole_earth.html

  44. Weiterdenken.

  45. Thank you! @wowo101 https://wolfgangwopperer.com https://rebellion.earth cbyna