Started by Kayum Ahmed Mar 16, 2014.
Like many others, I have been thinking about the Baltimore events and trying to make sense of them. Essayist Ta-Nehisi Coates, in his May 1 piece "The Clock Didn't Start with the Riots", calls Baltimore another instance of systematic violence against African-Americans. "I have a problem when you begin the clock with the violence on Tuesday," Coates writes. "Because the fact of…Continue
Posted by Bryan McAllister-Grande on May 17, 2015 at 9:00pm
Over the last two decades, physicists and information researchers in a new cross-disciplinary field “complexity science” have been unraveling what really underlies the phenomenon Adam Smith dubbed “the invisible hand”, used to justify the stripping of labor law and social supports. Complexity researchers have come to realize that the invisible hand that guides the economy is more like millions of mouths, exchanging information. It is the exchange of information that lets prices, seemingly…Continue
Posted by Jeanne Dietsch on January 4, 2015 at 2:30pm