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editing the urban encyclopedia

Of the critical proponents of emergent intelligence outlined by Thompson in ‘Emergence: the connected lives if ants, brains, cities and software’, the notion of useful ignorance is the most puzzling. It poses that an ignorance of the global order is critical for maintaining an efficient interaction and exchange of information between subordinate parts of the [...]

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“Street Level”

By Steven Johnson. Chapter 2. Summary. This reading describes the behavior of ants, living cells, and people, and how their individual (inter)actions follow and provoke a global system behavior. Global behavior, local interaction. There was a study which revealed a completely new way of understanding ant colonies and their behavior. The normal approach was to study [...]

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