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Complexity

Managing Complexity in an ISSEP

The Software Productivity Consortium (SPC) published in May of 1996 a technical report called “Integrated Systems and Software Engineering Process” (ISSEP). The purpose was the “improvement of the overall systems development process allowing systems and software engineers to more efficiently perform their work“. Not sure what happened with the ISSEP model (and the whole SPC […]

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Complexity

Untangling Complexity Theory

Last Updated on February 25, 2021 An excellent introductory article for anyone interested in Complexity Theory (CT) is An Introduction to Complexity Theory by Jun Park. Among other things, it provides an insight about its origins which are, I think, as diverse and complex as the theory itself (highlights are mine): Complexity Theory and its […]

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Useful Talks

Last Updated on April 24, 2021 I recently discovered the “Transcript” feature on Youtube and spent a couple of hours here and there editing the words Google’s AI automatically extracts from the original video. About 90% of the words is correctly identified which is pretty decent. There is no punctuation so you have to go […]

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Memetics

Are Memes Replicators or Interactors?

A version of this paper was first posted on my personal Web pages back in 1998. This is a revised and updated version. Abstract This paper is an attempt to support memetics with an operational framework by returning the focus back to the genetic framework where it all started. It also introduces a new paradigm, […]

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Kihbernetic Tweetbits on Life & Evolution

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Kihbernetic Tweetbits on Systems & Control

Systems Control *Control is of the controlled*