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GloComNet Conversations - Erwin Dekker

In this GloComNet Conversations episode, Lex Hoogduin talks to Erwin Dekker about his book "The Viennese Students of Civilization". Source: Cambridge

Video about how Manhattan breathe during the day

On an average day in New York City, hordes of commuters pour into Manhattan from other boroughs, doubling the island's population from about 1.6 million to 3.1 million. A new GIF from data scientist J...

Franchise Freedom

Franchise Freedom - a flying sculpture by Studio Drift in partnership with BMW is a performative artwork at the interface between technology, science, and art. An autonomous flying swarm of 300 Intel® ...

Webinar - about digital money, blockchain and complexity

The topic is about (digital) money, blockchain and identity. Conny Dorrestijn moderates the session. Guests are David Birch (renowned author and digital thoughtleader of "Before Babylon, beyond Bitcoi...

Videos about complexity and uncertainty on GCN TV

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Webinar - the role of storytelling in dealing with complexity and uncertainty

The topic of this webinar is: the role of storytelling in dealing with complexity and uncertainty. Conny Dorrestijn moderates this session. Guests are Harold van Garderen and Lex Hoogduin. Broadcasted ...

Act effectively in a complex and uncertain world. FAUC® certification course

Course overviewSocial complexity and uncertainty have an increasing impact on our social and working lives. Complementary to traditional techniques, individuals, organizations and societies therefore ...

Webinar - Personal Development in a complex and uncertain world

Conny Dorrestijn moderates the session. Guests are Sujatha de Poel and Lex Hoogduin. The topic is about personal development in a complex and uncertain world.Books mentioned during the webinar Great b...

Businesses need to think biologically. Here's 7 ways they can.

In their groundbreaking book The Person and the Situation, Lee Ross and Richard E. Nisbett explain how social outcomes are more often determined by the context than the actor. Unfortunately, we have a ...

Presentation Kate Raworth’s doughnut economics. Economic model for the 21st century (with Lex Hoogduin in panel discussion)

Seven ways to think like a 21st century economist. The current economic paradigm doesn't work. The crisis did not only show the structural problems and the perverse incentives of the system, but also ...