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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

User Review  - Paul Black - Goodreads

He explains in detail how high-level smart decision can arise from local and simple interactions based on five rules. He illustrates these patterns in ants, SlashDot, and cities, and suggests it may ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

He explains in detail how high-level smart decision can arise from local and simple interactions based on five rules. He illustrates these patterns in ants, SlashDot, and cities, and suggests it may ... Read full review

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All reviews - 129
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