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Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos

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  • Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos (Viking) – Trade paperback (1993)
    by M.Mitchell Waldrop

    Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos
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    Trade paperback, Viking
    1993
    English
    384 pages

    ISBN: 0670850454
    ISBN-13: 9780670850457

    In a rented convent in Santa Fe, a revolution has been brewing. The activists are not anarchists, but rather Nobel Laureates in physics and economics such as Murray Gell-Mann and Kenneth Arrow, and pony-tailed graduates, mathematicians and computer scientists from Los Alamos. They share a deep impatience with the kind of linear, reductionist thinking that has dominated science since the time of Newton. Instead they are gathering novel ideas about interconnectedness, co-evolution, chaos, structure and order - and forging ... Show more

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looms
by looms on Jan 22, 2009

It reads like a novel even thought it dealt with technical matters such as computers, economics and physics. The story followed the key characters well.

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