Author Archives: Bernard Markowicz

Cave Rescue: A lesson in leadership

July 10, 2018 The following weeks will likely reveal the intricacies of the rescue of the youth soccer team from the Chiang Rai cave in Thailand.  But from the outside, it seems to me that the operation is a clear … Continue reading

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Complexity, Reliability And Cost

Reprinted from Semiconductor Engineering  JUNE 14TH, 2018 – BY: ED SPERLING Fraunhofer EAS’s top scientist digs into new technical and business challenges shaping the semiconductor industry. Peter Schneider, director of Fraunhofer’s Engineering of Adaptive Systems Division, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to talk about … Continue reading

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The Guardian view on internet security: complexity is vulnerable

A huge weakness in wifi security erodes online privacy. But the real challenge is designing with human shortcomings in mind. Continue reading

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How Network Complexity Killed Water Cooler Collaboration

Thanks to the ever-increasing complexity levels and scale of today’s networks, casual conversations can no longer be classified as an effective method of information sharing. Continue reading

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Complexity and AR (Augmented Reality)

#ar AR may be more than a hammer in search of a nail. It may be a new conceptual approach to help us deal with big data and its complexity. Continue reading

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Insight into Brain’s Complexity Revealed Thanks to New Applications of Mathematics

The lack of a formal link between neural network structure and its emergent function has hampered our understanding of how the brain processes information. The discovery of a mathematical framework to describe the emergent behaviour of the network in terms of its underlying structure comes one step closer. Continue reading

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Howard Raiffa, Harvard Professor, decision analysis pioneer, dies at 92.

From the Harvard Gazette: Howard Raiffa, the Frank P. Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Managerial Economics, died July 8 at his home in Arizona following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  Raiffa joined the Harvard faculty in 1957. With a diverse … Continue reading

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