Resources Workshops 2018-05-03T19:32:35+00:00

Health Systems Video (3)

  • Systems thinking for Health Systems Strengthening

    Systems thinking for Health Systems Strengthening
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    This video was produced by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research and was filmed during the launch of the Alliance's 2009 Flagship Report: Systems Thinking for Health Systems Strengthening, at the Global Forum for Health Research in Cuba last November 2009. It features experts and policy-makers from LMIC's providing their views on Systems thinking and its potential contribution to health systems strengthening in developing countries.

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  • SystemsThinking - A New Direction in Healthcare Incident Investigation

    SystemsThinking - A New Direction in Healthcare Incident Investigation
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    Short animated video illustrating systems thinking in public health

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  • Jamkhed as an Example of Complex Systems Thinking in Health

    Jamkhed as an Example of Complex Systems Thinking in Health

    A animated video from ST4CHealth showing how systems thinking applies to healthcare

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Systems Thinking Videos (11)

  • Introduction to Systems Thinking, Part 1

    Introduction to Systems Thinking, Part 1

    Presentation on systems thinking by Martin Sandbrook of the Schumacher Institute

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  • Introduction to Systems Thinking, Part 2

    Introduction to Systems Thinking, Part 2

    Presentation on systems thinking by Martin Sandbrook of the Schumacher Institute

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  • Introduction to Systems Thinking Part 3

    Introduction to Systems Thinking Part 3

    Presentation on systems thinking by Martin Sandbrook of the Schumacher Institute

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  • Introduction to Systems Thinking Part 4

    Introduction to Systems Thinking Part 4

    Presentation on systems thinking by Martin Sandbrook of the Schumacher Institute

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  • Introduction to Systems Thinking Part 5

    Introduction to Systems Thinking Part 5

    Presentation on systems thinking by Martin Sandbrook of the Schumacher Institute

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  • Introduction to Systems Thinking Part 6

    Introduction to Systems Thinking Part 6

    Presentation on systems thinking by Martin Sandbrook of the Schumacher Institute

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  • Peter Senge Introduction to Systems Thinking

    Peter Senge Introduction to Systems Thinking

    Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline, Senior lecturer at MIT and Founder of the Society for Organizational Learning shares his perspectives on leadership and systems thinking with IBM

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  • Systems Thinking Speech by Dr. Russell Ackoff

    Systems Thinking Speech by Dr. Russell Ackoff

    Dr. Russell Ackoff gives a presentation on systems thinking and the limitations of reductionist thinking

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  • If Russ Ackoff had given a TED Talk

    If Russ Ackoff had given a TED Talk

    This presentation is from a 1994 event hosted by Clare Crawford-Mason and Lloyd Dobyns to capture the Learning and Legacy of Dr. W. Edwards Deming. Russ knew Dr. Deming and speaks here about the difference between "continuous improvement" and "discontinuous improvement" as seen through the lens of systems thinking.

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  • Dr. Russell Ackoff on Systems Thinking - Pt 1

    Dr. Russell Ackoff on Systems Thinking - Pt 1

    Dr. Russell Ackoff gives a presentation on Systems Thinking

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  • Dr. Russell Ackoff on Systems Thinking - Pt 2

    Dr. Russell Ackoff on Systems Thinking - Pt 2

    Part 2 of Dr. Russell Ackoff talking on Systems Thinking

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Adaptive Systems Videos (9)

  • Fritjof Capra, The Systems View of Life

    Fritjof Capra, The Systems View of Life

    "In this first lecture of the course, I would like to give you an outline of the new understanding of life that is now emerging at the forefront of science. As I mentioned before, it is a conception of life based on systemic thinking and some of the new concepts and mathematical techniques of complexity theory. It allows us for the first time to integrate the biological, cognitive, and social dimensions of life"

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  • Genetic Algorithms

    Genetic Algorithms

    A simple explanation of how genetic algorithms work.

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  • Peter Kollock on Social Dilemmas

    Peter Kollock on Social Dilemmas

    In 2005, Peter Kollock spoke about social dilemmas to the Stanford seminar on "A new literacy of cooperation" that was conducted by Andrea Saveri and Howard Rheingold.

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  • Negative Externalities and the Coase Theorem

    Negative Externalities and the Coase Theorem

    Prof. Sean Mullholland addresses a classic example of a negative externality, pollution, and describes three possible solutions for the problem: taxation, government regulation, and property rights. The first two options are difficult to monitor and may create perverse incentives.

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  • Robert Wright: The logic of non-zero-sum progress

    Robert Wright: The logic of non-zero-sum progress

    Author Robert Wright explains "non-zero-sumness," a game-theory term describing how players with linked fortunes tend to cooperate for mutual benefit. This dynamic has guided our biological and cultural evolution, he says -- but our unwillingness to understand one another, as in the clash between the Muslim world and the West, will lead to all of us losing the "game."

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  • Ending The Tragedy of The Commons

    Ending The Tragedy of The Commons

    The Nobel-prize winning economist argues that, contrary to the widespread theory, with the right governance, humans are likely to forge peaceful solutions to coping with resource scarcity.

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  • Game Theory 101 MOOC

    Game Theory 101 MOOC

    What is game theory? Why should we study it? Game Theory 101 is a free introductory course to the basics of game theory. Over the course of the next few dozen videos, we will learn about strict dominance, iterated elimination of strictly dominated strategies, pure strategy Nash equilibrium, mixed strategy Nash equilibrium, the mixed strategy algorithm, weak dominance, backward induction, subgame perfect equilibrium, comparative statics, and more.

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  • Using fitness landscapes to visualize evolution in action

    Using fitness landscapes to visualize evolution in action

    Bjørn Østman and Randy Olson demonstrate how fitness landscapes can be used to visualize concepts about evolution that are typically hard to understand.

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  • Control Systems Lectures - Closed Loop Control

    Control Systems Lectures - Closed Loop Control

    This lecture discusses the differences between open loop and closed loop control.

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Complexity Theory Videos (7)

  • Networks, Power Laws and Phase Transitions

    Networks, Power Laws and Phase Transitions

    We are beginning to understand how pervasive network structures are in natural and engineered systems, and to formulate mathematical theories of network growth. A common observation in technological, biological and social networks is the existence of "scale-free" probability distributions, and of phase transitions (abrupt changes in behavior, such as the emergence of a giant connected core).

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  • Traveling Salesman Problem Visualization

    Traveling Salesman Problem Visualization

    Visually compares Greedy, Local Search, and Simulated Annealing strategies for addressing the Traveling Salesman problem.

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  • From networks to hypernetworks in complex systems science

    From networks to hypernetworks in complex systems science

    Seminar series spring 2014 From networks to hypernetworks in complex systems science

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  • Scale Free Complex Networks

    Scale Free Complex Networks

    Albert-László Barabási was taped at the Center for Complex Network Research lab at Northeastern University talking about Scale Free Complex Networks

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  • Network Effects Explained

    Network Effects Explained

    Aija Leiponen Explains network effects

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  • Contagion on social networks

    Contagion on social networks

    Infectious Disease Transmission Dynamics: Increasing Diversity in Science - May 11, 2012.

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  • A Conversation on Complexity Theory

    A Conversation on Complexity Theory

    Interview at the Bristol Centre for Complexity Sciences

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Nonlinear Systems Videos (6)

  • Chaos Theory Video

    Chaos Theory Video

    Chaos theory contends that complex and unpredictable results occur in systems that are sensitive to small changes in their initial conditions. This small changes effect is best illustrated and commonly known as the "Butterfly Effect" which states that the flapping of a butterfly's wings in the Amazon could cause tiny atmospheric changes which over a certain time period could effect weather patterns in New York. Such systems are known as chaotic systems. Although chaotic systems appear to be random, they are not.

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  • Chaos Theory Documentary

    Chaos Theory Documentary

    One of the best educational videos on Chaos Theory and Dynamic Systems that I have ever seen. Chaos is order out of disorder, and order out of non-linearity. When there is agreement within a system, the more complex a system, the better a bottom up/emergent organizational structure handles the diversity.

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  • Double Pendulum Displays Chaotic Motion

    Double Pendulum Displays Chaotic Motion

    A system is considered chaotic if it is highly sensitive on the initial conditions. If a system is chaotic it doesn't mean that it is random. A chaotic system is completely deterministic. Given enough time and precise initial conditions of the system it would be possible to calculate precisely, how it will evolve

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  • What Is A Fractal

    What Is A Fractal

    Fractals are complex, never-ending patterns created by repeating mathematical equations. Yuliya, a undergrad in Math at MIT, delves into their mysterious properties and how they can be found in technology and nature.

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  • Fractals The Hidden Dimension

    Fractals The Hidden Dimension

    Fractals are typically self-similar patterns that show up everywhere around us in nature and biology. The term "fractal" was first used by mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot in 1975 and used it to extend the concept of theoretical fractional dimensions to geometric patterns in nature.

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  • The Mandelbrot Set - Numberphile

    The Mandelbrot Set - Numberphile

    Famously beautiful, the Mandelbrot Set is all about complex numbers. Featuring Dr Holly Krieger from MIT.

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Systems Theory Videos (7)

  • The Web of Life

    The Web of Life

    Many new trends in the field of biology--including systems theory, complexity theory, chaos theory, the Gaia hypothesis--suggest a new approach to the understanding of living systems. this view of our intimate involvement with the web of life can lead us toward ways of living that are ecologically sound.

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  • On the Nature of Causality in Complex Systems

    On the Nature of Causality in Complex Systems

    Big Bang cosmology, chemical and biological evolutionary theory, and associated sciences have been extraordinarily successful in revealing and enabling us to understand the development of the universe from the Planck era to the present, as well as the emergence of complexity, life, and consciousness here on Earth.

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  • Systems Theories

    Systems Theories

    A very brief overview of systems theories and its key concepts

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  • A Philosophical Look at System Dynamics

    A Philosophical Look at System Dynamics

    In this lecture, Donella Meadows takes on a more philosophical concept. How can we bring ourselves to be aware of the assumptions we make as systems thinkers? She asserts that models are a set of assumptions. Donella Meadows defines some of these system dynamics assumptions (such as causal relationships and feedback loops) in this video.

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  • Intro System Dynamics

    Intro System Dynamics

    Introduction to System Dynamics...primarily intended for BADM495 students (though everyone is welcome to view).

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  • An Introduction to Systems Thinking by Gerald Midgley

    An Introduction to Systems Thinking by Gerald Midgley

    Plenary talk from the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation: “An Introduction to Systems Thinking: Integration and Implementation in the Face of Wicked Problems.” This talk provides an introduction to systems thinking for people with little prior knowledge of the field.

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  • Introduction to Systems Theory

    Introduction to Systems Theory

    Introductory video on General Systems Theory. This video/lecture also briefly touches on ecological theory, and chaos theory as well as some ideas from Heidegger.

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Complexity Science Videos (5)

  • Conway's Game of Life

    Conway's Game of Life

    A simulation of Conway's classic cellular automata The Game of Life

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  • Complexity Methods - John Holland

    Complexity Methods - John Holland

    Complex adaptive systems (CAS) – systems such as ecosystems, markets, and the immune system – pose some of the most important problems of the 21st century. Because CAS have no central executive and are made up of diverse agents that learn and adapt as they interact, they are difficult to steer. This difficulty persists even though we have large databases for many CAS.

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  • Complexity science and the role of mathematical modeling

    Complexity science and the role of mathematical modeling

    Tassos Bountis is a Professor at the Department of Mathematics at University of Patras in Greece. As well as lecturing at the University he is also the director of the Center for Research and Application of Nonlinear Systems at the University of Patras.

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  • Modeling Complex Systems

    Modeling Complex Systems

    Stanford Complexity Group lecture on the Mathematics of Complexity

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  • Complex adaptive systems - Igor Nikolic

    Complex adaptive systems - Igor Nikolic

    Igor Nikolic graduated in 2009 on his dissertation: co-evolutionary process for modelling large scale socio-technical systems evolution. He received his MSc as a chemical-- and bioprocess engineer at the Delft University of Technology. He spent several years as an environmental researcher and consultant at University of Leiden where he worked on life cycle analysis and industrial ecology. In his research he specializes in applying complex adaptive systems theory and agent based modeling.

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Social Complexity Videos (12)

  • What is Social Network Analysis?

    What is Social Network Analysis?

    The focus of social network analysis is on the network of relations. A social network consists of a set of actors (also called nodes or vertices) together with a set of edges (also called arcs) that link pairs of actors. Since edges can share actors (e.g., the A.B edge shares an actor with the B.C edge) this creates a connected web that we think of as a network.

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  • Systems Thinking for Social Change with David Stroh

    Systems Thinking for Social Change with David Stroh

    David Stroh presents a talk about using Systems Thinking to address complex social issues, using his work in homelessness problems as an example of how overlapping desires, interests, and measurements create unintended effects.

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  • Why make an agent based model?

    Why make an agent based model?

    This video explains why it is helpful to make an Agent Based Model and what the benefits are of creating a model for understanding human behaviour rather than recreating such an experiment in a laboratory setting.

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  • Methodological Individualism

    Methodological Individualism

    Video lecture explaining Methodological Individualism

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  • Schemata

    Schemata

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapist John Anderson explains the term "schemata".

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  • Complex Systems Symposium: Session One Keynote Speech

    Complex Systems Symposium: Session One Keynote Speech

    This special Dartmouth symposium focused on the role of engineering sciences in complex systems and explored the key challenges that arise from engineering networks of collaborative agents.

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  • Complex Systems Symposium: Session One Panel

    Complex Systems Symposium: Session One Panel

    This special Dartmouth symposium focused on the role of engineering sciences in complex systems and explored the key challenges that arise from engineering networks of collaborative agents.

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  • The Myth of Common Sense: Why Everything that Seems Obvious Isn't

    The Myth of Common Sense: Why Everything that Seems Obvious Isn't

    Relying on "common sense" is the sensible thing to do, right? Not always. Although common sense can be useful for dealing with everyday problems, it can suffer from systematic failures when applied to complex problems in government, business, and marketing. Physicist-turned-sociologist Duncan Watts shows how we get duped by our shared assumptions and demonstrated how learning to question common sense can lead to better solutions.

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  • Collapse of Complex Societies by Dr. Joseph Tainter

    Collapse of Complex Societies by Dr. Joseph Tainter

    The collapse of complex societies of the past can inform the present on the risks of collapse. Dr. Joseph Tainter, author of the book The Collapse of Complex societies, and featured in Leonardo Dicaprio's film The Eleventh Hour, details the factors that led to the collapse of past civilizations including the Roman Empire.

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  • Introduction to Social Complexity

    Introduction to Social Complexity

    This video will focus on social complex systems that exists of people. It talks about what differentiates these social complex systems from general complex systems that exist in nature. This comes from the ideas of the famous economist Friedrich Hayek. This video emphasises the importance of realising that social scientists are part of the systems they study.

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  • Emergence of Complex Societies

    Emergence of Complex Societies

    How and why the state emerged in human history.

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  • "Complex Social Systems" Martin Hilbert

    World-Bank Annenberg Project on Communication and Governance Reform

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Complexity Economics Videos (11)

  • Using Networks to Revolutionise Economic Theory and Policy

    Using Networks to Revolutionise Economic Theory and Policy

    Using Networks to Revolutionise Economic Theory and Policy

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  • Dirk Helbing: Rethinking Economics Based on Complexity Theory

    Dirk Helbing: Rethinking Economics Based on Complexity Theory

    Dirk Helbing: Rethinking Economics Based on Complexity Theory Talk given at the Latsis Symposium 2012 "Economics on the Move" in Zurich, see

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  • Stephen Marglin Heterodox Economics

    Stephen Marglin Heterodox Economics

    "Heterodox Economics: Alternatives to Mankiw's Ideology" Stephen Marglin, Walter Barker Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

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  • What is Heterodox Economics

    What is Heterodox Economics

    Excerpts from the Faculty Panel Discussion: "Vision in Heterodox Economics", Economics Department, Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research

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  • Secrets of Economic Growth | Ricardo Hausmann

    Secrets of Economic Growth | Ricardo Hausmann

    Economic Complexity is like a game of Scrabble, says Ricardo Hausmann. The more letters you have, the more words you can make; the more capabilities a country has, the more diverse products it can generate. In this video for the World Economic Forum Hausmann, from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, uses metaphors and metrics to explain the gap between rich and poor countries.

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  • Herbert Simon Talks on Bounded Tationality

    Herbert Simon Talks on Bounded Tationality

    One of the most important social scientist of the second half of the twentieth century. He is known mainly as the creator of the concept of bounded rationality.

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  • "CRASH COURSE" in Ecological Economics

    What exactly is Ecological Economics? How does it differ from mainstream economics, and what does it aim to accomplish in today's world? Similar to a "crash course", this video was created for the purpose of addressing these questions in a direct and comprehensive manner, as well as to highlight the principles that lie at the root of Jon Erickson's research, teaching, and outreach activities.

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  • Gerd Gigerenzer - Bounded Rationality

    Gerd Gigerenzer - Bounded Rationality

    Gerd Gigerenzer talks about bounded rationality

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  • Doyne Farmer: Taking Stock of Complexity Economics

    Doyne Farmer: Taking Stock of Complexity Economics

    Doyne Farmer, Professor at Santa Fe Institute speaking at the breakout panel entitled "Taking Stock of Complexity Economics: Which Problems Does It Illuminate?" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's

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  • Brian Arthur: Complexity in Economic Theory

    Brian Arthur: Complexity in Economic Theory

    Brian Arthur, External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, speaking as part of the panel Exploring Complexity in Economic Theory at INET's Bretton Woods Conference on April 10, 2011.

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  • Eric Beinhocker: Complexity in Economic Theory

    Eric Beinhocker: Complexity in Economic Theory

    ric Beinhocker, Senior Fellow at McKinsey and Company, is the moderator to this session on complexity in economic theory at INET's Bretton Woods Conference on April 10, 2011. Brian Arthur, Ian Goldin, and Thomas Homer Dixon speak after him.

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Systems Ecology Videos (9)

  • Eugene Odum explains the key concepts of "ecosystem ecology"

    Eugene Odum explains the key concepts of

    The late Eugene Odum gives an accessible introduction to systems ecology. Recorded in 2000 at the Institute of Ecology, Georgia University. Eugene Odum pioneered the "new ecology" from a systems perspective, and wrote the world's first text book on ecology in 1953 (Fundamentals of Ecology) currently in its 5th edition (2004).

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  • Feedbacks in social-ecological systems

    Feedbacks in social-ecological systems

    Whiteboard seminar with Brian Walker on feedbacks in ecosystems

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  • How do social, cultural, economic, and other human systems interact with ecosystems?

    How do social, cultural, economic, and other human systems interact with ecosystems?

    Jennifer Dunne, Professor, Santa Fe Institute explains her research on ecosystems networks

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  • The Hidden Order of Complex Ecosystems

    The Hidden Order of Complex Ecosystems

    Stanislaw Ulam Memorial Lecture Series about Complex Ecosystems

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  • Modelling the Whole Earth System: A Challenge Whose Time Has Come

    Modelling the Whole Earth System: A Challenge Whose Time Has Come

    Bob Bishop is the founder and president of the ICES Foundation (International Centre for Earth Simulation), bringing together science, sociology and economics to develop next generation 'holistic' visualizations depicting the future of our planet. The aim of the project is to enhance detection technology, decision support and scientific underpinnings to current and future policymakers, aiming to tackle climate change, extreme weather, geo-engineering, resource depletion, hazard reduction and mitigation

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  • Emergent Issues in Ecology

    Emergent Issues in Ecology

    Theoretical ecologist Simon Levin addresses the the issue of sustainability.

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  • Critical transitions in nature and society

    Critical transitions in nature and society

    A Grantham Special Lecture by Professor Marten Scheffer, Center for Water and Climate Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

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  • Constructal Law Explained

    Constructal Law Explained

    Adrian Bejan, professor of materials science and mechanical engineering at Duke University, explains how constructal law underpins the natural organization and flow of everything in nature from rivers to evolution, providing a single unifying law that can describe many processes and systems.

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  • A social-ecological system in crisis: Power, politics and marginalization in Chilika Lagoon

    A social-ecological system in crisis: Power, politics and marginalization in Chilika Lagoon

    Prateep Nayak from the University of Waterloo, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, speaking at the UW 2014 World Wetlands Day Symposium.

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Systems Design Videos (5)

  • Key Concepts in Technology

    Key Concepts in Technology

    Introductory lecture for Week 3 of "Key Concepts in Technology" (CCTP-798), a graduate course taught by Professor Martin Irvine in the Communication, Culture & Technology Program, Georgetown University.

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  • Tim Brown about "Complexity - Impact on People and Organizations"

    Tim Brown about

    Tim Brown is CEO and president of IDEO. He frequently speaks about the value of design thinking and innovation to business people and designers around the world. He participates in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and his talks Serious Play and Change by Design appear on TED.com

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  • Complexity: Designing Complex Systems for the 21st Century

    Complexity: Designing Complex Systems for the 21st Century

    The design of complex "engineered" systems in the 21st century poses a set of common challenges, to name a few, the complexity and computational cost of system analysis, the heterogeneity of information at different levels of abstraction, the various sources of uncertainties, the multidisciplinary organization with conflicting goals, and the difficulty in understanding the socio-technical interfaces.

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  • Service Systems Research at WMG

    Service Systems Research at WMG

    Professor Irene Ng, Head of Marketing and Service Systems and Director of the International Institute of Product and Service Innovation, talks about the work of the Service Systems Research Group at WMG, University of Warwick

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  • Complex Sociotechnical Systems- The Case for a New Field of Study

    Complex Sociotechnical Systems- The Case for a New Field of Study

    Joseph M. Sussman Interim Director of Engineering Systems Division JR East Professor of Engineering Systems and Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT, talks on Sociotechnical systems

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Complexity Management Videos (3)

  • The VUCA World

    The VUCA World

    Prof Richard Wilding OBE talks to James Lennon, Procter & Gamble (http://www.pg.com) about today's VUCA World (Volatile, Unpredictable, Complex, Ambiguous World) and P&G's strategy for improving dynamics using collaboration and Business Intelligence and creating agility across total supply chains

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  • The Importance of Learning in Organizations

    The Importance of Learning in Organizations

    An interview with David Garvin and Amy Edmondson, Professors, Harvard Business School. Learning organizations generate and act on new knowledge. The ability to do this enables companies to stay ahead of change and the competition.

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  • The Big Shift - Part 1: What is the Big Shift?

    The Big Shift - Part 1: What is the Big Shift?

    John Hagel explains concepts of the Big Shift

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Political Complexity Videos (2)

  • A New Synthesis of Public Administration

    A New Synthesis of Public Administration

    Crises, cascading failures, and unpredictable shocks characterise the world we live in. Jocelyne Bourgon will map out an enabling framework for governing in the 21st century. Jocelyne Bourgon has led ambitious public sector reforms as secretary to the Cabinet of Canada. She is president of PGI (Public Governance International) and author of A New Synthesis of Public Administration: serving in the 21st century.

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  • Political complexity and public

    Political complexity and public

    This session brought together expert knowledge and trans-Tasman perspectives to many of the identified ills of our current politics: hyper-partisanship, splintered parties, minority governments, the revolving door of governments, Ministers and leaders, and the rise of the apparatchik Ministerial adviser. Can we change these complexities which are bedeviling traditional public management or do we need to adapt new systems and processes which recognise, and cope with, their likely continuation?

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Systems Engineering Videos (3)

  • Systems & Systems Engineering – Systems Thinking

    Systems & Systems Engineering – Systems Thinking

    A series of videos about systems and systems engineering—this one is about Systems Thinking, or thinking about the world around us, and its problems, in a joined up way. Systems Thinking is designed to get to "the heart of the matter," the root problem, the "core issue," or whatever… but, how to go about it?

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  • Socio-technical Systems Engineering

    Socio-technical Systems Engineering

    Presentation by Ian Sommerville, University of St Andrews, at the final LSCITS Symposium, York, 12th June 2013

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  • Leading Scientists Discuss Converging Technologies

    Leading Scientists Discuss Converging Technologies

    This is one of a series of interviews with scientists working at the convergence of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Participants discuss their definition of technological convergence, how this might affect various scientific fields and what obstacles must be addressed to reach convergence’s full potential. In this video, George Whitesides of Harvard University discusses technological convergence.

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Industrial Ecology Videos (7)

  • Buzz Holling: Resilience dynamics

    Buzz Holling: Resilience dynamics

    Buzz Holling: Resilience dynamics Seminar 5 November 2008

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  • The Kalundborg Symbiosis

    The Kalundborg Symbiosis

    Video illustration of the Industiral symbiosis at Kalundborg

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  • Resilience in social-ecological systems: Models and field studies

    Resilience in social-ecological systems: Models and field studies

    In this lecture on the foundations and current applications of resilience theory, Dr. Steve Carpenter overviews the major concepts and historical evolution of resilience thinking. He explains that resilience theory came out of an understanding of adaptive cycles, which have a stable front loop where changes are small or noncritical, and a chaotic backloop, where an accumulation of change eventually pushes a system to a tipping point and reorganization.

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  • Explaining the Cycle of Adaptive Change

    Explaining the Cycle of Adaptive Change

    This is Part 2 of a talk given by Noah Raford on complexity and strategy for organisations at the London School of Economics Complexity Programme.

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  • ARtificial Intelligence for Ecosystem Services

    ARtificial Intelligence for Ecosystem Services

    This movie is a short introduction to the ARIES project, a new way to understand, quantify and value the services that natural ecosystems provide to humankind.

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  • Modelling Ecosystem Services under Uncertainty

    Modelling Ecosystem Services under Uncertainty

    Gary Johnson models the spatial flow of services from ecosystems to people and changes to these services by different management scenarios. His research interests include ecosystem service modelling and simulation, network flow optimization and substitutability, hierarchical modelling, stochastic processes and uncertainty propagation, decision and game theory, functional programming, and machine learning.

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  • Resilience MOOC Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Resilience MOOC Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Transforming Development - This is a taster, an 'amuse-bouche' for our just launched, completely free and open online course. The course has been developed by the Stockholm Resilience Centre & the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition through the Resilience and Development programme (GRAID), th in partnership with the SDG Academy.

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Technology Videos (2)

  • Industry 4.0 - The Fourth Industrial Revolution

    Industry 4.0 - The Fourth Industrial Revolution

    The vision of tomorrow's manufacturing: In intelligent factories, machines, raw materials, and products communicate within an "Internet of things" and cooperatively drive production. Products find their way independently through the production process.

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  • Watch How Smart Parts Self-Assemble

    Watch How Smart Parts Self-Assemble

    What if if a table or a bridge could build itself? If researchers at the self-assembly lab at MIT have their way, parts will someday put themselves together. Skylar Tibbits shows Bloomberg what a self-assembling future could look like.

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Analytics Videos (2)

  • Smarter analytics

    Smarter analytics

    Why data matters: The Age of Analytics. Watch John Cohn and Jai Menon talking about the coming analytics age. We had the iron age, the atomic age, the computer age, etc. Now we are entering in the analytics age.

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  • Smarter predictions

    Smarter predictions

    Summarize data is the descriptive part of taking data and providing it to people. The next phase of data management is predictive. The final phase is prescriptive analytics: it's not just telling you what going on or what might happen but it's also telling you what to do about it. This is what going to happen.

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Blockchain Videos (6)

  • IN BLOCKCHAIN WE TRUST

    IN BLOCKCHAIN WE TRUST

    Many people regard blockchain as a technological breakthrough comparable to the Internet: like the Internet in the mid-1990s, many think it will increase the potential for freedom. Blockchains are decentralised public ledgers that record transactions. A blockchain resembles a network in which each participating computer maintains the ledger. Cryptographic methods are used to secure the recorded transactions against manipulation.

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  • Future of Decentralization What role for the legal system

    Future of Decentralization What role for the legal system

    Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum), Primavera De Filippi (Harvard/CNRS), Lawrence Lessig (Harvard) Moderated by Constance Choi (Seven Advisory/CNRS)

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  • Alternative Economies and Reputation-Based Systems

    Alternative Economies and Reputation-Based Systems

    Exploring the blockchain as a means to expand the traditional concept of money and value. What is the impact of crypto-currencies on traditional measurements of economic value? Can the blockchain support the creation of alternative value systems? Are these viable, and better measures of economic growth in the Information Age? What are the new economics and incentive structures of tomorrow?

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  • A Liquid Economic OS of Supply Chain on Blockchain

    A Liquid Economic OS of Supply Chain on Blockchain

    Follow Sweetbridge CEO Scott Nelson and Ethereum blockchain expert advisor Vinay Gupta down countless astonishing rabbit holes in this near-2-hour edition of the September 2017 London conversation. Topics include the history and future of money, banking and cryptocurrency, as it relates to supply chains, global economics, asset liquidity and how individuals and companies will realize value through innovations in blockchain, IoT, AI and 3D printing.

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  • Vinay Gupta l The Internet of Agreements l Meaning

    Vinay Gupta l The Internet of Agreements l Meaning

    Vinay Gupta takes a uniquely analytical approach to the world and its technology, embracing a view of the future that recognises both utopia and apocalypse. His remarkably pragmatic approach to the challenges we face makes a refreshing change from the hyperbole of the tech media.

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  • The Behavioral Mathematics of Cryptoeconomics

    The Behavioral Mathematics of Cryptoeconomics

    How can complex mathematics help predictively model human behaviors within economic systems to design a better blockchain-based value exchange? A new discipline of cryptoeconomic math is emerging to inform economic protocol designs such as utility and discount tokens.

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Urban Systems Videos (4)

  • Rethinking Infrastructure at the 2014 Global Infrastructure Initiative

    Rethinking Infrastructure at the 2014 Global Infrastructure Initiative

    We need to change our approach to infrastructure to keep up with new demands. This video highlights how some countries are rising to the challenge.

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  • Thinking Cities in the Networked Society

    Thinking Cities in the Networked Society

    The documentary 'Thinking Cities' deals with one of the most dramatic societal trends happening today: urbanization. The world population is expected to soar to more than 9 billion people by 2050, with roughly 70 percent living in cities. At the same time, Information Communications Technology (ICT) is extending its reach.

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  • Urban systems, vulnerability and resilience

    Urban systems, vulnerability and resilience

    Sam Kernaghan, from Arup's International Development team, discusses a resilience-based approach to climate change in cities, and presents examples from the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN). Talk first delivered at UCL, London on 16th January 2012.

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  • Urban Network Analysis Toolbox Introduction

    Urban Network Analysis Toolbox Introduction

    Introduction video for Urban Network Analysis Toolbox which provides tools and metrics to better understand our cities and helps plan for the future.

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