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systems

Octopus Farming: What is the (actual) product here?

Work into refining the viability of octopus farming continues apace. I doubt that there is any other animal on Earth the farming of which would so closely resemble the cultivation of extraterrestrial life. Reflections on a big(ger) picture: In what ways does accelerated aquaculture only continue to generate the problems which have led to the […]

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technology

Cyber Security and Governance: to Centralise or not to Centralise?

Cyber security is a fascinating and rapidly evolving problem-space. What possible solutions exist in regards to coordinated governance and oversight? If a centralised software and hardware development methodology iss used – compliance to formal standards could be assured but the (logically and materially inevitable) emergence of vulnerability and exploit would mean that this systemic coherence […]

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money

The Challenge of Turning a Profit from Environmental Sustainability

If money is the problem, it is probably also the solution.

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environment

The Beautiful Uncertainty of Nature

It is in our attempts to explain, to mimic and to supersede nature that our greatest failures manifest themselves.

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culture

Organisational Ecologies

Extracting psychological self-interest from the naked fact of seeking existential continuity is an entangled Gordian Knot.