Systems thinking is more than just a handy collection of tools and methods to explore complex systems with – it is also an underlying philosophy, an awareness of the role of structure in creating what we face, of powerful patterns operating on us, and of consequences of our actions.
Hierarchical structures tend to resemble pyramids, with the highest levels of power and authority at the very top and are known causes of loss of resilience and unequal socialisation. Is it that simple? Which problems can distribution and decentralisation solve? And which not?
Every citizen on this planet is subject to some sort of surveillance. And not just from governments, anyone with resources can perform communications surveillance. There is a huge (and growing) surveillance market. A panopticon with consequences.
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Network protocols: TCP/IP, SDH, SONET, Ethernet; Smartcard: ISO 7816, PC/SC, OCF
Computer languages: Hex, assembly, Ada, C, C++, Lisp and Prolog; Gettting started with Python
Databases: Oracle, CSP
Reinica: MSc Major: Structural geology; Minor: Computer science
Nina: Engineer applied mathematics; MSc: Information technology