An ability to think in terms of systems holistically as participating in mutually reflexive causal interdependence can initially be a difficult abstraction and conceptual bridge to cross but it also reveals itself as a powerful way to understand real world systems and processes. Continue reading Culture, Technology and Information Systems as Living Entities ?
The international society of states appears to be faltering and order looks to be crumbling from within. Continue reading Faltering Balance: the International Society of States
It is a gargantuan investment and leap of faith to assert, predict or seek to influence technological trajectories over a time scale of centuries. Continue reading Entrepreneurial Hubris in Silicon Valley
When information and communications systems become massively autonomous, will we be able to react to the unfolding events in any competitive information and communications space? Continue reading Information Conflict may overwhelm us
Systems-theoretical analyses of human conflict suggest that it may be an inevitable error or fault in the self-replication of those complex patterns of information and energy that we recognise as society, technology and historical metamorphosis. Continue reading Conflict as mandatory error of social self-replication
It appears that a degree of ambiguity may be an inverse function of the generalised utility of any concept. Continue reading The Utility of Ambiguity
Selfies are memes and memes are cultural selfies through which a logic and self-replication of the question of individual or cultural self-identity reproduces itself. Continue reading Selfies as Memes, Memes as Cultural Selfies