Kalender

oktober 2019
M T O T F L S
« sep    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Antal besökare

  • 76Besökare idag:
  • 206Besökare igår:
  • 2216Besökare förra veckan:
  • 3544Besökare per månad:

Arkiv över inlägg

  • Understanding Why the Green New Deal Won’t Really Work 2 oktober, 2019
    The reasons why the Green New Deal won’t really work are fairly subtle. A person really has to look into the details to see what goes wrong. In this post, I try to explain at least a few of the … Continue reading →
  • Drone Strike on Saudi Arabia Knocks out 5% of Global Oil Supplies 17 september, 2019
    On Saturday 14 September the Abqaiq oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia were hit by an air borne attack assumed to be a drone. Abqaiq lies to the NE of Ghawar, the world's largest oil field and producer by far. Abqaiq is the largest single oil processing facility in the world. It processes all the […]
  • Hydrogen, the Homeopathic Energy Crisis Remedy 16 oktober, 2019
    Preface.  Hydrogen is the dumbest, most ridiculous possible energy resource. Far more energy is required to make and store it than you get out of it, since it has absolutely no energy at all.  In a hydrogen fuel cell truck, … Continue reading →

Systems Science in Collapse: An interview with George Mobus | Doomstead Diner

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

En podcast med George Mobus som skriver en intressant blog Question Everything. Han har nu kommit ut med en ny bok ”A THEORY OF SAPIENCE: Using Systems Science to Understand the Nature of Wisdom and the Human Mind”, den går just nu att ladda ner.

Från inledningen av boken:

Consider this perplexing question: If human beings are so smart, why have we not solved the many social and physical problems that have plagued humanity throughout history? Are poverty, war, and genocide (to name a few) really going to be with us always? Moreover, why are we facing nearly imponderable problems that have developed due to our own inept actions, e.g. climate change?

Principles of Systems Science.

  1. Systemness: Bounded networks of relations among parts constitute a holistic unit. Systems interact with other systems, forming yet larger systems. The universe is composed of systems of systems.
  2. Systems are processes organized in structural and functional hierarchies.
  3. Systems are themselves, and can be represented abstractly as, networks of relations between components.
  4. Systems are dynamic on multiple time scales.
  5. Systems exhibit various kinds and levels of complexity
  6. Systems evolve to accommodate long-term changes in their environments.
  7. Systems encode knowledge and receive and send information.
  8. Systems have regulation subsystems to achieve stability.
  9. Systems contain models of other systems (e.g. simple built-in protocols for interaction with other systems and up to complex anticipatory models).
  10. Sufficiently complex, adaptive systems can contain models of themselves (e.g., brains and mental models).
  11. Systems can be understood (a corollary of #9) – Science.
  12. Systems can be improved (a corollary of #6) – Engineering.

Källa: Systems Science in Collapse: An interview with George Mobus | Doomstead Diner
__________________

Antal lästa gånger: 35
facebook twitter Google Buzz MySpace delicious
1 tunna2 tunnor3 tunnor4 tunnor5 tunnor (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Lämna en kommentar

 

 

 

Du kan använda dessa HTML taggar

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Anti-Spam Quiz:

MediaCreeper Creeper bloglovin Vi har placerat ASPO Sverige i Stockholmbloggkartan.se!