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

User Review  - Eduardo Omine - Goodreads

Reading this book (in 2009) feels like watching the Discovery Channel: shallow, esoteric, with pointless name-dropping and far-fetched metaphors. There are some interesting points here and there but ... Read full review

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

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Great topic, way too slow. I guess he thought he needed to dumb it down a little too much. A lot too much. So much of the writing doesn't deal with the topic of emergence, it skirts the issue and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Noah - Goodreads

I read this book by mistake when I mixed it up with a (hopefully much better) book with a similar title. This one is frustratingly devoid of specifics, and the chapter on software is completely dated. Don't read this. Read full review


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