Event: AM 31 Mar Washington Panel on Complexity & Reflexivity, Washington Academy of Sciences + Meta-RECAP

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Complexity and Reflexivity

Papers presented at the
Washington Academy of Sciences

Washington, DC, March 31-April 1, 2012

UPDATED 24 Feb to post all links

Conceptions of Complexity and Implications for Economics
Stuart Umpleby, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Experiments in Reflexive Inquiry
Kent Myers, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

Conceptual Difficulties and Pragmatic Responses to Research & Development Contracting
Steven C. Stryker, Professional Consultant and Trainer, Stryker Associates

Reflexivity as Integrity: Toward Earth/Life 4.0
Robert David Steele, Earth Intelligence Network


Advances in Living Systems Science
James R. Simms

New Archimedean Point for Intelligence and Foreign Policy – Reflexivity, Complexity & Culture (Paper)
Lowell F. Christy Jr., Cultural Strategies Institute

Representations vs. Compressions
Michael Lissack

Peculiarities of Public and Entrepreneurial Attitudes in Post Soviet Georgia
Ia Natsvlishvili

Past Conferences Page

Forthcoming Conference Information

See Also:

2012 Reflexivity = Integrity: Toward Earth/Life 4.0

2012 The Open Source Everything Manifesto: Transparency, Truth, & Trust (Evolver Editions, June 2012)

2011 Thinking About Revolution in the USA and Elsewhere (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

2006: Information Operations – All Information, All Languages, All the Time Technical Preface by Robert Garigue (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

American Uprising or American Up-Wising?

Autarky is Dead–Dependency is Good

Berto Jongman: Does Terrorism Work? What Do They Want? + Meta-RECAP

Bojan Radej: Movement 99%, Self-Organizing Complex Bodies

Bojan Radej: Primitive Politics Fail Social Complexity

Chris Pallaris: 12 Aspects of Creative Thinking Not Taught in Schools

Chuck Spinney: Is Global Warming Religion or Science?

Cofer Black: Hackers Evil, Pay Me… + Hackers RECAP

Complex Societies Collapse When Commodity Prices Go UP and Financial Speculation Returns Go DOWN

Connecting the Dots: ALL of Them

DefDog: Seduced by the Cult of Experts

DefDog: Washington’s Integrity Part N to the Nth

Eagle: Call for Internet “Quality Control” aka Quash Dissent

Eagle: I Can’t Take It Anymore! When Will The Government Quit Putting Out Fraudulent Employment Statistics?

Eagle: Obama’s SOTU “Urinating on Public Intelligence”

Economic Complexity Visualized–A New Mind Tool

Event: 19 Nov Berlin, Interacting Minds–An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Cognition

Evolution and Social Change I

Future of Multinational Intelligence & Operations

FuturICT Living Earth Simulator; EarthGame / Whole Earth Strategic Analytic Model

George Soros Nails It: Intelligence with Integrity

Good People, Bad System

Graphic: Data Pathologies

Homeland Security Indicators: YOU May Be A Terrorist

Howard Rheingold: Cooperation Theory

Howard Rheingold: Infotention Skills + Citizen Intel RECAP

Integrity Emergent: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs

John Marke: Complexity Enhanced Risk Insights

John Marke: Complexity, Risk Consultants, & Baloney

John Robb: Four Sources of Trust, Crypto Not Scaling….

John Robb: Hollow States & Crisis of Capitalism

Jon Lebkowsky: Jean Russel on Thrivability

Josh Kilbourn: Chris Hedges on The Real Debate

Journal: 20th Century Clunkers vs 21st Century Slims

Journal: Can’t Sell Complicated to Simpletons

Journal: Complexity to Avoid Accountability is Expensive

Journal: Design Thinking for Government

Journal: Intelligence & Innovation Support to Strategy, Planning, Programming, Budgeting, & Acquisition

Journal: Reflections on Integrity UPDATED + Integrity RECAP

Journal: Tom Atlee Comments on Great Transition

Journal: USNI/AFCEA Feature Stephen Carmel of Mersck Line Limited on Global Connectivity, Risk, Trade, and Security

Journal: Wind Power Boondoggle–and the Information Operations (IO) Challenge of Energy and Time in Relation to Policy, Acquisition, and Operations

Koko: Books on Complexity and Resilience

Lynn Wheeler: Why Financial Systems Demand False Complexity and Ignorance…Corruption is Merely a Bonus

Mini-Me: European-US Banking–Tangled Web — Tell Me Again, Why Shouldn’t We Default and Let the Banks Fry? + Financial Terrorism RECAP

Mini-Me: Food Giants Push Congress To Name Pizza A Vegetable

Narrative Battle & Public Diplomacy in 21st Century

OpenBTS GSM Simplified — Freeing Humanity

Pierre Levy: New Media Literacies (12 of Them)

Pierre Levy: Open-Science Movement Catches Fire

PROPOSAL: 21st Century Governance – Beyond Participatory Budgeting

Reality Always Bats Last: Personal Political Pathos

Reference: 10 High-Level Threats to Humanity

Reference: A Whole New Ball Game–Collective Intelligence in ON

Reference: Citizenship Versus Transpartisanship

Reference: Collapse in early Mesopotamian states–what happened and what didn’t

Reference: Crisis Fatigue and the Co-Creation of Positive Possibilities

Reference: Dr. Joseph Tainter, Seven YouTube Segments on “Why Societies Collapse and What It Means to Us”

Reference: Engaging Emergence in 824 Words

Reference: Four Letters That Changed Nothing

Reference: GW Seminar on Reflexive Systems

Reference: Human Intelligence (HUMINT) – All Humans, All Minds, All the Time [Full Text Online for Google Translate]

Reference: Infinite Wealth for All

Reference: Our Choice–Changing the Game

Reference: Our Perfect Storm–“synchronous failure”

Reference: Panarchy–Governance in the Network Age

Reflections on Convergence in 2012, Emergence Unknowable

Reform Coalition: “True Cost” Economics & Genuine Progress + True Cost RECAP

Review (Guest): Seeing Like a State–How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed

Review (Guest): What Technology Wants

Review: A First-Rate Madness – Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

Review: Collapse–How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

Review: Complex Adaptive Systems–An Introduction to Computational Models of Social Life (Princeton Studies in Complexity)

Review: Corruption and Anti-Corruption–An Applied Philosophical Approach

Review: Cultural Intelligence for Winning the Peace

Review: Defense Facts of Life–The Plans/Reality Mismatch

Review: Democracy as Problem Solving – Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Review: Ecological Intelligence – The Hidden Impacts of What We Buy

Review: Evolutionary Activism by Tom Atlee

Review: Evolutionary Dynamics–Exploring the Equations of Life

Review: Generative Social Science: Studies in Agent-Based Computational Modeling (Princeton Studies in Complexity)

Review: Global Shift–How A New Worldview Is Transforming Humanity

Review: Here Comes Everybody–The Power of Organizing Without Organizations

Review: Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution

Review: How People Harness Their Collective Wisdom and Power to Construct the Future

Review: Ideas and Integrities–A Spontaneous Autobiographical Disclosure

Review: Integral Consciousness and the Future of Evolution

Review: Making Learning Whole–How Seven Principles of Teaching can Transform Education

Review: Manifesto for the Noosphere: The Next Stage in the Evolution of Human Consciousness

Review: Mobilizing Minds–Creating Wealth From Talent in the 21st Century Organization

Review: Modern Strategy

Review: Nonzero–The Logic of Human Destiny

Review: One from Many–VISA and the Rise of Chaordic Organization

Review: Out of Control–The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, & the Economic World

Review: Panarchy–Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems

Review: Planning with Complexity – An Introduction to Collaborative Rationality for Public Policy

Review: Radical Man–The Process of Psycho-Social Development

Review: Reality Is Broken–Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World

Review: Rebooting the American Dream–11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country

Review: Redesigning Society

Review: Reflexive Practice–Professional Thinking for a Turbulent World

Review: Shooting the Truth–The Rise of American Political Documentaries

Review: Social Change 2.0–A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World

Review: State of the World 2010–Transforming Cultures–From Consumerism to Sustainability

Review: Strategy–Process, Content, Context–An International Perspective

Review: The Bhagavad Gita–A Walkthrough for Westerners

Review: The Collapse of Complex Societies

Review: The Ingenuity Gap–Facing the Economic, Environmental, and Other Challenges of an Increasingly Complex and Unpredictable Future

Review: The Innovator’s Manifesto – Deliberate Disruption for Transformational Growth

Review: The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management–Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century

Review: The Philanthropy of George Soros – Building Open Societies

Review: The Philosophy of Sustainable Design

Review: The Practice of Peace

Review: Thinking, Fast and Slow

Review: Threshold–The Crisis of Western Culture

Review: Too Big to Know – Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room

Review: Wave Rider: Leadership for High Performance in a Self-Organizing World

Robert Capps: System D – Informal Economy Ignores Government

Robert Steele: Catholic Church Debates Secrecy vs Truth – Something We Should All Be Doing…

Robert Steele: Citizen in Search of Integrity (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Robert Steele: Global Trends 2030 – Gaps + RECAP

Robert Steele: On the Record – 4% of the Force Takes 80% of the Casualties, Receives 1% of the Pentagon Budget

Robert Steele: The Craft of Intelligence – OLD vs. NEW

Search: 21st Century

Search: Counterintelligence & Capitalism

Search: design thinking and public administratio

Search: global brain human brain + RECAP

Search: holistic cybernetic integral

Search: leadership thinking models

Search: reflections, integrity

Search: whole earth models

Secrecy News Headlines: Government Blinders & Blunders

Seth Godin: Asimov to the Edges–Perceiving Knowledge

Seth Godin: Share Your Confusions

Seven Promises to America–Who Will Do This?

Stuart Umpleby: Papers on Reflexivity, Soros Reviews

The Emergent Open Source Revolution

Theophillis Goodyear: Multi-Layered Bullshit as Fog of Illusion

Theophilis Goodyear: Panarchy versus Anarchy – Non-Hierarchal, Network-Controled Governance + Panarchy RECAP

The Revolution in Analytics–Fraud, Waste, & Abuse

The Rule of Little Groups of Paratroops (LGOP)

Tom Atlee: Movement to Reform Global Understanding

Tom Atlee: Occupation Catalytic Butterfly

Vatican, Ethics, & Truth II (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Venessa Miemis: Beyond Systems Thinking

Venessa Miemis: Reflection – The Concept of Enlightenment

Venessa Miemis: There’s Something Happening Here…[or Not]

Who’s Who in Collective Intelligence: Robert David STEELE Vivas

Who’s Who in Earth Intelligence: Dr. Kent C. Myers

Who’s Who in Earth Intelligence: Dr. Stuart Umpleby

Why Boeing is Imploding–Spinney, Sprey, & Reality vs Political Engineering & Government Spec Cost Plus

Winslow Wheeler: ONE COLONEL TELLS THE TRUTH – Major Investigation Called For + Meta-RECAP

Worth a Look: Innovation Orientation

Worth a Look: Institute for 21st Century Agoras

Worth a Look: Liars and Outliers – Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive (Bruce Schneier)

Worth a Look: Nokia and Information Mapping

Worth a Look: Space Storm Can Fry Power & Water

NOTE:  Above is a partial list.

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