Ideological turbulence, media distrust, fake news and the hyper-inflating bias towards successfully self-propagating inflammatory rhetoric in (or as) social media is one instance of a broader principle through which life and intelligence negotiate and harness or exploit entropy in information and energy processing systems. Continue reading The Implicit Psychological Entropy of Social Media
Successful information systems self-propagation is largely agnostic of the truth value of message content. False assertions might even assist adaptive information replication across a dynamic medium of material systems and human minds. Continue reading Information System Self-Propagation
Human minds are self-propagating patterns of information that are implicitly biased towards seeking biological, cultural and technological methods of (self-)reproduction. Continue reading Self-Propagating Memetic Information Systems
An epidemiological approach to violent crime ? It has proven to be a successful strategy and seems to me to be eminently sensible. Continue reading Harm Minimisation and Epidemiological Criminology ?