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Emergence the city is often compared to the living organism indeed, recent scientific developments have provided us a better understanding of what seems to be consistent in diverse 'complex' systems from the ants' colony, human brain, computer software to the city it is a self-organising process, by which simple local. 2002 steve dietz this article presents the ten dreams of technology that frame the author/ c urator's selection of ten new media artworks the “dreams” or above them: ants create colonies urbanites create neighborhoods simple pattern- recognition software learns how to recom- mend new books the movement from.
This is an excellent book that explores how methods used in creative fields such as theatre can be applied to managing knowledge-based projects steven johnson: emergence: the connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software why agile teams are more like ecosystems than machines is explained with lots of. In the tradition of being digital and the tipping point, steven johnson, acclaimed as a cultural critic with a poet's heart (the village voice), takes readers on an eye-opening journey through emergence theory and its applications explaining why the whole is sometimes smarter than the sum of its parts, johnson presents.
Emergence plays a central role in theories of integrative levels and of complex systems for instance, the phenomenon of life as studied in biology is an emergent property of chemistry, and psychological phenomena emerge from the neurobiological phenomena of living things in philosophy, theories that emphasize.
The potential (and serendipity) created when you notice and connect the unlikely incremental potential solutions to help people caught in conflict or looking for change to keep moving adjacent possible emergence complexity ______ where good ideas come from - rsa what spaces do they hatch in: 1) hunch state - slow ie :. Johnson, steven, emergence, the connected lives of ants, brains, cities, and software, touchstone, published by simon and schuster (2002) kahneman, daniel, thinking fast and slow, farrar, straus, and giroux (2011) lessig, lawrence, code version 20, sharealike, (2006) pink, daniel, drive, the surprising truth. “emergence – the connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software” steven johnson new york: scribner, 2001 are you familiar with the situation in which you're having a talk over the hedge with that neighbor that emerges from behind it whom you never talk to, but suddenly he starts talking about his.