A theoretical physicist and researcher of complex adaptive systems, Geoffrey West asked himself what social systems have in common with biological systems: Could it be that cities or companies actually follow the same underlying principles like plants or animals? Is London a great big whale? Is Walmart an elephant? In earlier work, he and his team had investigated the role … Continue reading Cities, companies, and innovation – Why cities keep growing
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"Expert attention is to creative problem solving what water is to life in the desert: it is the fundamental scarce resource." That is Michael Nielsen's main thesis in 'Reinventing Discovery', which is really a book about the future of science.