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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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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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Jazz and Complexity (Ode to Chick Corea)

I had the good fortune of attending the Chick Corea solo piano gig on April 9, 2014 at Blues Alley in Washington, DC.   I had been eagerly awaiting the evening since I am a Chick Corea aficionado.  I was not disappointed! … Continue reading

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My Complex Lunch…

To someone interested in complexity, everything seems like a complex system.  Take my lunch for instance… I sampled the delicious Vifon Pho Ga  Chicken Flavor Vietnamese Pho Rice Noodle Soup pictured to the side.  Its preparation was anything but complex.  But … Continue reading

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Measuring Complexity

Variety and connectivity are the yin and the yang of complexity. This network view of the World addresses the behavior of systems. Continue reading

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