Complexity — David Krakauer, Part 3

On: Coronavirus, Crisis, and Creative Opportunity Transmission Series Ep. 3 Episode: 29 Date: April 21, 2020 Evolutionary biologist. Review of 5 Transmission Essays. Bill Miller on Investment Strategies in Times of Crisis Santiago Elena on a Complex Systems Perspective of

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The information theory of individuality

By: David Krakauer, Nils Bertschinger, Eckehard Olbrich, Jessica C. Flack, Nihat Ay In: Theory in Biosciences Date: 24 March, 2020 Introduction There is little agreement (in biology) about what individuals are. Few rigorous quantitative methods for their identification. Information theory

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Blueprint

The evolutionary origins of a good society By: Nicholas A. Christakis. Published: 2019 Read: 2019 Summary: Natural selection has equipped us with the capacity and desire to form and join groups. It is argued that humans universally evolved a set

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The Vital Question

Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life. By: Nick Lane Published: 2015 Read: 2019 Summary:Why is life the way it is.Complex life on earth probably arose once only from a single common ancestor. We don’t know how this ancestor

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