Can We Reduce Complexity?

I recently participated in a conference call looking to establish a conference on reducing complexity (and whether it can be done). The answer to that question is dependent upon answering whether we can create the necessary conditions to answer the question in the first place.

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Structure of Team Science: Opportunities for Design

The recent Science of Team Science conference used a lot of key phrases to describe the challenges and opportunities ahead, but design was not one of them. Can Stanford’s new dschool building and the way it puts itself together serve as a lesson for addressing these problems and challenges?

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Science of Team Science 2

The second day of the Science of Team science conference wrapped up. This post muses aloud about why team science might be here to stay and how it may serve as the ideal response to practicing research on wicked problems in a complex world.

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