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EMERGENCE: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A lucid presentation of emergence theory—the way decentralized thinking allows for cannily effective self-organization—from Feed editor-in-chief Johnson (Interface Culture, not reviewed)."The movement from low-level rules to higher-level sophistication is what we call emergence," writes Johnson, explaining that local, parallel, cumulatively complex interactions result in some kind of discernable ... Read full review

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Review: Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software

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Some interesting ideas are covered in this book but the editor was simply asleep at the while. A new topic will be introduced on some page n, such as the media coverage of Bill Clinton's first ... Read full review

Review: Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software

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The neat thing about reading this book in 2014 is it was written right on the cusp before things like Facebook and Youtube existed, but describes the technology of the time that lead right into their ... Read full review

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