Daily Archives: February 15, 2016

The Social System of Systems Intelligence

This essay offers an preliminary study on systems intelligence as a social system based on four cornerstones: writings using the terminology of systems intelligence, search engines, models to describe the behavior of social phenomena, and a theory of social systems. … Continue reading

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Systems Intelligent Leadership

Leadership is a drive towards improvements in the company of others. It amounts to action within systems and the cultivation of systems, in order to create leverage and spirals towards the upscale. The best option is to face the living … Continue reading

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Facilitating Collective Intelligence

Perhaps the greatest challenge we face in the modern world is the challenge of effective collaboration. In social, political, business and educational settings, working groups often fail to solve complex problems because their method of collaborative problem solving is ineffective. … Continue reading

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Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind

We are at a pivotal moment in understanding our remote ancestry and its implications for how we live today. The barriers to what we can know about our distant relatives have been falling as a result of scientific advance, such … Continue reading

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What are Fractal Systems?

Within science, we introduce ‘fractality’ as a watchword for a new way of thinking about the collective behaviour of many basic but interacting units, be they atoms, molecules, neurons, or bits within a computer. To be more precise, our definition … Continue reading

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In the Mind of the Fractal King: On Life and Fractals

Our namesake, the nautilus, is not just a cultural and mythical object; it has also some rich (and not imagined) math to it. That’s because it is one of nature’s fractals. These are objects whose shape at a given length … Continue reading

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