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Complex statistical systems

Weakly interacting statistical systems can be perfectly described by thermodynamics – provided the number of states W in the system is la...

Jan 02 2015
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Sustainability: Jan Rotmans at TEDx Maastricht

Jan Rotmans calls himself a "professor and a progressor". As a scientist he is focused on advancing society in the field of climate chang...

Jan 30 2017
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Video ESSA: Putting the 'Social' into Intelligence (Emma Norling)

Emma Norling about what 'Social' Intelligence really is

Oct 20 2015
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Video OECD workshop: Boom Bust Boom: Reaction on movie on Financial Crises (​Catherine L. Mann)

Catherine L. Mann, Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department, OECD

Nov 09 2015
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Video OECD workshop: Interview (​Doyne Farmer)

Doyne Farmer, Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford

Nov 09 2015
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Frontiers of design science: The Network City

"Only connect," the writer E. M. Forster said famously — and modern scientists working with network structures are learning how right he ...

Jan 16 2015
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Videos about complexity and uncertainty on GCN TV

All videos produced by GloComNet on the Vimeo channel

Mar 06 2018
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The Austrian School on Socialism

Episode 9: The Austrian School of economics shows its light on socialism. What are its flaws? What role do prices play in a capitalistic ...

Jan 10 2017
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Book "A Science of Cities" by Michael Batty

"A brilliant synthesis of how concepts from complexity science change our understanding of cities. Scaling, fractals, and simulation mode...

Jan 20 2015
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Video ESSA: Modeling the role of social media at street protests (Nanda Wijermans)

Modeling the role of social media at street protests

Oct 20 2015
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Video OECD workshop: Economic Geography and Cities (​​Ruddier Ahrend)

Ruddier Ahrend, Head of Urban Policy Unit, Public Governance Directorate, OECDRuddier Ahrend about seeing cities similar as living organi...

Nov 09 2015
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