Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #48

What do you do when you need to get yourself going — when you’re short on motivation?

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I have a to-do list as long as your arm — worthwhile stuff. And a bunch of deadlines, which usually motivate me 🙂 I have had a #coffee, I’ve started the day reasonably well. I had big plans for my Monday #LinkedIn post, for the morning in general… but I just can’t quite get moving! I’d love to … Continue reading What do you do when you need to get yourself going — when you’re short on motivation? →

SAVVI — a system approach to identifying vulnerability

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Ecosystem readiness for outcomes-based partnerships: key conditions, capacities and characteristics

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E3M, Harnessing the full potential of social enterprises for public services and to meet local needs

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Highlights from Stronger Things event by New Local

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Reconceiving the Digital Network: From Cells to Selves | Johnson et al (2022)

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Reconceiving the Digital Network: From Cells to Selves Mark William Johnson, Elizabeth Maitland, John Torday & Sebastian H. D. Fiedler Chapter First Online: 22 April 2022 Part of the Postdigital Science and Education book series (PSE) Abstract The concept of the postdigital and current conceptions of the biodigital stem from an understanding of computer networks […]

SCiO events from tonight 26 April to DACH Camp in Aalen on 17 June 2022 — Belgium, Espana, Nederland, UK, DACH

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For all links go to https://systemspractice.org/events SCiO UK SCiO UK Virtual Development Event — April 2022 Tue 26 April 2022 19:00–21:09 GMT+1 SCiO’s Development Days offer an opportunity to draw upon the collective expertise of SCiO members in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. By taking Development Events online, using the Zoom meeting platform, we aim […]

Reification and Thingification: the primitive ravens.

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Originally posted on arthur~battram…: Those other ravens were Thought and Memory. No, they weren’t in the Marvel movies, they’d end up being Hekyll and Jekyll in Song O’ the South, shudder, racist bickering disney sidekicks… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huginn_and_Muninn Anyway, we’re all familiar with reification, it means making into a thing. It’s what they did to Murphy…

Metacognition as a Consequence of Competing Evolutionary Time Scales | Kuchling et al (2022)

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Metacognition as a Consequence of Competing Evolutionary Time Scales Entropy | Free Full-Text | Metacognition as a Consequence of Competing Evolutionary Time Scales | HTML Abstract Evolution is full of coevolving systems characterized by complex spatio-temporal interactions that lead to intertwined processes of adaptation. Yet, how adaptation across multiple levels of temporal scales and biological […]

Guest editorial: Complexity as a model for social innovation and social entrepreneurship: is there order in the chaos? | French et al (2022)

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Guest editorial: Complexity as a model for social innovation and social entrepreneurship: is there order in the chaos? Guest editorial: Complexity as a model for social innovation and social entrepreneurship: is there order in the chaos? | Emerald Insight Introduction: social innovation, social entrepreneurship and complexity: exploring the linkages Whether describing a looming social problem […]

(Re)Design: frameworks, tools and scenarios for the Systemic Design approach — 4 May 2022 5pm UK time

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(Re)Design: frameworks, tools and scenarios for the Systemic Design ApproachDATEOn Wednesday, 4th May 2022 from 17:00 p.m. to 18:30 p.m. (UTC+2)PLACEOnline Meetup (you will receive the access link by email after your registration) (Re)Design: frameworks, tools and scenarios for the Systemic Design approach — foryouandyourcustomers

ENSO Seminar Series — The Energy Homeostasis Principle: A naturalistic approach to explain the emergence of behaviour — Villalobos and Vergara, online May 5, 2022, 3 p.m. UTC

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The Energy Homeostasis Principle: A naturalistic approach to explain the emergence of behaviourMario Villalobos and Rodrigo VergaraUniversidad de Tarapacá y Universidad Metropolitana de las Ciencias de la EducaciónMay 5, 2022, 3 p.m. UTC // May 5, 2022, 3 p.m. in UTC ENSO Seminar Series

Timothy Clancy Systems Dynamics PhD — Lifecycles of Violence & Instability of Non-State Actors (2022)

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Timothy Clancy Author Page for Timothy Clancy :: SSRN In the Complexity Explorers (SFI) group on Facebook, Tim Clancy posted this (https://www.facebook.com/groups/2156854757698450/?multi_permalinks=5456539021063324): The dissertation may be of technical interest to folks in this community because it touches on a lot of aspects we’ve discussed over the years related to complex systems including determining causality, depicting […]

Applying VSM, SSM, and SAST for problem-structuring and problem-solving in health systems — Chowdhury (2021)

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Rajneesh Chowdhury, Ph.D. Happy to share my latest research paper in the Systemist (the official journal of the UK Systems Society), titled, “Applying VSM, SSM, and SAST for problem-structuring and problem-solving in health systems”. (Cover date Winter, 2021).ABSTRACTSystems thinking can lend a powerful perspective for problem-structuring and problem-solving in health systems. They can serve to […]

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Exploring the Complexity of Music — SITE Santa Fe Monday 16 May 7pm local time

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Exploring the Complexity of MusicMonday, May 16, 2022, 7pm at SITE Santa FeSITE Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Institute are proud to present Exploring the Complexity of Music, a concert highlighting “complexity in music” as interpreted by individual composers and performers.This event coincides with the opening of a forum on Complexity and Structure of […]

The Technium: 103 Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known

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Today is my birthday. I turn 70. I’ve learned a few things so far that might be helpful to others. For the past few years, I’ve jotted down bits of unsolicited advice each year and much to my surprise I

A Complexity Science Approach Towards Improving Human Health

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Originally posted on Complexity Digest: Center for Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems (CoCo) Seminar Series April 22, 2022 Rion Brattig Correia (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal / SSIE,… Watch at: vimeo.com

Autopoiesis: the organization of living systems, its characterization and a model. | Varela, Maturana, Uribe (1974)

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Autopoiesis: the organization of living systems, its characterization and a model.F. G. Varela, H. Maturana, R. UribePublished 1 May 1974 Autopoiesis: the organization of living systems, its characterization and a model. | Semantic Scholar I’m a little surprised this wasn’t already here (it may be one of the things that was on model.report and therefore […]

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “”Poor Mum” -Nick Drake (Performed by Molly Drake) on Apple Music https://t.co/zrkSu48p6C"

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“Poor Mum” -Nick Drake (Performed by Molly Drake) on Apple Music

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “You can put out a tender with 167 compliance questions and 13 challenging quality questions; nobody can stop you. You can pull it for further consideration if needed. Reissue it with subtly tweaked questions and word count that require it all to be rewritten if’n you must.”

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David Henig 🇺🇦 on Twitter: “Really confused as to how a great “oven ready” deal in 2019 turned out to be an EU trick but that this still didn’t stop the UK reaching agreement with the same EU in 2020 which was also great except it didn’t seem to make the UK government any happier with the 2019 deal…”

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Really confused as to how a great “oven ready” deal in 2019 turned out to be an EU trick but that this still didn’t stop the UK reaching agreement with the same EU in 2020 which was also great except it didn’t seem to make the UK government any happier with the 2019 deal…

Self-organization in Pedestrian and Traffic Systems and Logistics MOOC

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Originally posted on Complexity Digest: •Content: 3 Modules, each consisting of several videos•Estimated: 4 work weeks, 1h per week•Self-​paced, progress at your own speed•No cost to enrol•Subject: Computer Science, Traffic Systems, Social Science•Level: Introductory•Language: English•Target groups: Students, citizen scientists, politicians, journalists, researchers of different fields(urban planners, architects, computer scientists)•Recommended Reading: Helbing, Dirk. Next Civilization: Digital…

Laila Al-Arian on Twitter: “Held for 20 years, including 120 days at a CIA black site. Never charged with a crime.… “

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Held for 20 years, including 120 days at a CIA black site. Never charged with a crime. Quote Tweet The New York Times @nytimes · Apr 27 The youngest detainee at Guantánamo Bay, a Yemeni man who has been held since 2002 without charge, has been cleared for release, the Pentagon said. But he now must wait for the Biden administration to find a country willing to offer him rehabilitation. https://nyti.ms/3F54j6x

Tom Pride on Twitter: ““If I am ever asked to produce my ID card as evidence that I am who I say I am I will take that card out of my wallet and physically eat it in the presence of whatever emanation of the state has demanded that I produce it.” @BorisJohnson 2004. Yesterday Johnson passed a law …”

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“If I am ever asked to produce my ID card as evidence that I am who I say I am I will take that card out of my wallet and physically eat it in the presence of whatever emanation of the state has demanded that I produce it.” @BorisJohnson 2004. Yesterday Johnson passed a law …

Transformation Literacy: Pathways to Regenerative Civilizations — Eds Kunkel and Ragnarsdottir (2022) — full book open access

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Transformation LiteracyPathways to Regenerative Civilizatio Transformation Literacy | SpringerLink This open access book brings science and practice together and inspires a global movement towards co-creating regenerative civilizations that work for 100% of humanity and the Earth as a whole. With its conceptual foundation of the concept of transformation literacy it enhances the knowledge and capacity […]

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “LOL My first ever permaban from an online community comes from Reddit’s r/greenandpleasant for politely suggesting that there was not, actually, a push to privatise the NHS — and providing evidence. Why do the left consistently undermine themselves by exaggerating and even lying?”

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LOL My first ever permaban from an online community comes from Reddit’s r/greenandpleasant for politely suggesting that there was not, actually, a push to privatise the NHS — and providing evidence. Why do the left consistently undermine themselves by exaggerating and even lying?

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Metaphorum Webinar Series — Brewis, Rayner, Perez-Rios, Duck and Searles https://t.co/KrKvjpZ3Bf"

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Metaphorum Webinar Series — Brewis, Rayner, Perez-Rios, Duck and Searles

Act to live! Viability in times of uncertainty — Metaphorum

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Act to live! Viability in times of uncertainty 14th Metaphorum Conference 2022, Leuven, Belgium, 10–12 June All problems, whether they are regarded as problems of recognition, or classification, or indeed decision, are problems about uncertainty. Stafford Beer

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Sorkinisms — A Supercut https://t.co/Z3JnHe9Goy"

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Sorkinisms — A Supercut

Thea Snow on Twitter: “In systems practice it’s important to avoid approaches which suggest the system can be comprehensively mapped/understood (it can’t). But it’s also imp. to avoid the sense of nihilism which can emerge from understanding we can never really know anything. What’s the middle ground?”

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In systems practice it’s important to avoid approaches which suggest the system can be comprehensively mapped/understood (it can’t). But it’s also imp. to avoid the sense of nihilism which can emerge from understanding we can never really know anything. What’s the middle ground?

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Wow, people are alert to Goodhart’s Law these days — especially around ‘machine learning’ and that — that’s great! Twitter Search / Twitter https://t.co/lnZVDbNnuN"

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Wow, people are alert to Goodhart’s Law these days — especially around ‘machine learning’ and that — that’s great! Twitter Search / Twitter https://bit.ly/3LeBy9I

Three cabinet ministers reportedly facing allegations of sexual misconduct | UK news | The Guardian

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Ministers are among 56 MPs said to be accused of sexual misconduct after being referred to parliamentary watchdog

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Zawinski’s law https://t.co/QE31ycjutw. (more examples in the comments)… “

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Zawinski’s law https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamie_Zawinski#:~:text=Zawinski's%20Law%20of%20Software%20Envelopment,until%20it%20can%20read%20mail…. (more examples in the comments)

Mark O’Neill on Twitter: “The Cameron “Bonfire of the quangos” was a hugely expensive disaster. The loss of COI crippled the response to COVID. The scrapping of the RDAs is being badly and belatedly undone. And the abolition of the Audit Committee has cost us £ billions!”

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The Cameron “Bonfire of the quangos” was a hugely expensive disaster. The loss of COI crippled the response to COVID. The scrapping of the RDAs is being badly and belatedly undone. And the abolition of the Audit Committee has cost us £ billions!

Alex Thomas on Twitter: “An example ⬇️ of the damage the government’s approach to remote working will do So let’s take a look at some of the things *the government’s own reform plan says* (1/?) https://t.co/ivhA1psN5k… https://t.co/SPxEqfDhPj"

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An example of the damage the government’s approach to remote working will do So let’s take a look at some of the things *the government’s own reform plan says* (1/?)

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Arooj Aftab “Mohabbat” (Live Performance) | Open Mic https://t.co/qIKGo4tEX9"

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Arooj Aftab “Mohabbat” (Live Performance) | Open Mic

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “LIONEL HAMPTON & HIS ORCHESTRA (1949) https://t.co/0zfBaHAqtK"

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LIONEL HAMPTON & HIS ORCHESTRA (1949)

Subscribe to the FT to read: Financial Times KPMG wins UK government contracts despite withdrawing from bidding after scandals

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Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Good to read alongside this discussion https://t.co/Iox6lB83eo https://t.co/hvUlTb3nWH… “

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Good to read alongside this discussion https://youtube.com/watch?v=fWbYsU4HBDc… https://overcast.fm/+0FFxRWpWc Quote Tweet Dan Little @dlittle30 · Apr 24 Understanding Society: Can Nietzsche support a decent political philosophy? https://understandingsociety.blogspot.com/2022/04/can-nietzsche-support-decent-political.html?spref=tw

UK’s Brexit losses more than 178 times bigger than trade deal gains | The Independent

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Exclusive: All trade deals combined worth less than 50p per person a year, analysis of government figures shows

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “I dunno, folks. I’m half hoping someone will tell me off and tell me why this is wrong, because it doesn’t look great.… https://t.co/fZWrJqve3I"

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I dunno, folks. I’m half hoping someone will tell me off and tell me why this is wrong, because it doesn’t look great. Quote Tweet Chris Turnbull @EnemyInAState · Apr 25 Sars2/Covid UK:Deaths continue to rise: 325 within 28 days of +ve test on average: 3.2 x higher than pre Freedom Day 2 average. Official cases are starting to rise while Zoe app data says they are falling — still over 3.2 million are reported to be infectious (symptomatic)

Two papers by Visser: Gregory Bateson on deutero-learning and double bind: a brief conceptual history (2003) and Deutero-Learning in Organizations: A Review and a Reformulation (2007) | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Gregory Bateson on deutero-learning and double bind: a brief conceptual historyMax VisserGregory Bateson on deutero-learning and double bind: a brief conceptual history — PubMed https://www.researchdatashare.org/sites/default/files/artifacts/media/pdf/jhbs.10112.pdf Deutero-Learning in Organizations: A Review and a Reformulation[PDF] Deutero-Learning in Organizations: A Review and a Reformulation | Semantic Scholar

Anthony Painter on Twitter: “Tesla is not a green technology. Not by a long shot. It’s actually dangerous that so many think it is.”

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Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Lo Moon — Bonny (Prefab Sprout Cover) https://t.co/bayxIo0Rjq"

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Lo Moon — Bonny (Prefab Sprout Cover)

Homes For Ukraine whistleblower says UK refugee scheme is ‘designed to fail’ | Ukraine | The Guardian

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Worker claims confused staff are ‘making up response’ to applications and visas are withheld to keep numbers down

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