Manfred Laubichler"We need a revolution in modelling sustainability" - CSH

“We need a revolution in modelling sustainability”


Jul 30, 2018

On May 24th, the first External Faculty Meeting of the Hub started with a public conference.

 

In short talks complexity scientists from all around globe shared their visions on the question “Complexity: Where do we go from here? What are the open, the most pressing, the most promising questions to an understanding of complexity and Big Data?

 

On our Youtube Channel we will one by one publish the talks of all conference participants (in order of appearance) in the playlist “Complexity: Where do we go from here?”

 

 

Manfred Laubichler: “When something goes wrong in a system there is no simple single cause”

 

 

The last talk of the first session was given by Manfred Laubichler from Arizona State University.

 

Complex systems science, Manfred started, did so far not focus much on collapse.

 

When systems fail, the usual way to look at it is an immediate search for a single cause. The problem with that is, that it sets up a dichotomy: One state is the “normal” state, the other the “unnormal” and thus the one that should be fixed.

 

The better way would be to see the “unnormal”, for instance cancer cells in a body, as part of the system. “We could then start to manage the system and [try to] avoid collapse,” Manfred said.

 

Speaking of societies (and later on of the Earth ecosystem) Manfred states that in times of the Anthropocene we all don’t go unaffected when a society collapses. “We need a copernican revolution: If we come from a point of view of a planetary management, derived from our understanding of what the boundaries of habitability actually are; and the fact that we as a species (and making the decisions) want to remain within these boundaries, we have to start with a model that is not grounded primarily in physics but that is grounded in the social sciences of complex societies.”

 

Click for Manfred’s slides.

 

 

See the video in full lenght here:

 


Visitor

Anton Pichler, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford


Jul 29, 2019Sep 30, 2019

Event

CSH Talk by Jan Korbel: “Predicting collapse of networked systems without knowing the network”


May 24, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Workshop: “Towards a Theory of Health Trajectories from Longitudinal Data”


May 23, 2019 | 9:45May 24, 2019 | 13:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Talk by Christoph Stadtfeld: “The micro-macro link in social networks”


May 23, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Press

Wie viele Regeln braucht der Mensch? [online until May 28]


Ö1 Radiokolleg, May 20, 2019

Press

Wie Physik Wirtschaftsprognosen verbessert


Ö1 Wissen aktuell, Apr 25, 2019

Press

Wirtschaftskrisen physikalisch betrachtet


ORF Science, Apr 19, 2019

Press

Schockwellen von Wirtschaftskrisen aus physikalischer Perspektive betrachtet


Der Standard, Apr 22, 2019

News

Apr 11, 2019

Shocking Economics!

News

Apr 3, 2019

In need of ‘complexity economics’

News

Mar 20, 2019

Complex societies gave birth to big gods

News

Feb 6, 2019

New music styles: how the challenger calls the tune

Visitor

Anton Pichler, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford


Jul 29, 2019Sep 30, 2019

Event

CSH Talk by Jan Korbel: “Predicting collapse of networked systems without knowing the network”


May 24, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Workshop: “Towards a Theory of Health Trajectories from Longitudinal Data”


May 23, 2019 | 9:45May 24, 2019 | 13:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Talk by Christoph Stadtfeld: “The micro-macro link in social networks”


May 23, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Press

Wie viele Regeln braucht der Mensch? [online until May 28]


Ö1 Radiokolleg, May 20, 2019

Press

Wie Physik Wirtschaftsprognosen verbessert


Ö1 Wissen aktuell, Apr 25, 2019

Press

Wirtschaftskrisen physikalisch betrachtet


ORF Science, Apr 19, 2019

Press

Schockwellen von Wirtschaftskrisen aus physikalischer Perspektive betrachtet


Der Standard, Apr 22, 2019

News

Apr 11, 2019

Shocking Economics!

News

Apr 3, 2019

In need of ‘complexity economics’

News

Mar 20, 2019

Complex societies gave birth to big gods

News

Feb 6, 2019

New music styles: how the challenger calls the tune

News

Apr 11, 2019

Shocking Economics!

News

Apr 3, 2019

In need of ‘complexity economics’

News

Mar 20, 2019

Complex societies gave birth to big gods

News

Feb 6, 2019

New music styles: how the challenger calls the tune

News

Jan 30, 2019

Garcia, Bail, Rahwan, Couzin: Check out the videos!

News

Jan 1, 2019

Our new “Visions for Complexity”

News

Dec 4, 2018

A sad day for science: CEU forced out of Hungary

News

Nov 30, 2018

Democracies under threat

News

Oct 25, 2018

We have a new member!

News

Oct 22, 2018

The systemic risk of a single firm

News

Oct 10, 2018

THE BOOK IS OUT!!!

News

Oct 5, 2018

New statistical tool kit fingerprints electoral fraud (not only) in Turkey [CSH Press Release]

Visitor

Anton Pichler, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford


Jul 29, 2019Sep 30, 2019

Event

CSH Talk by Jan Korbel: “Predicting collapse of networked systems without knowing the network”


May 24, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Workshop: “Towards a Theory of Health Trajectories from Longitudinal Data”


May 23, 2019 | 9:45May 24, 2019 | 13:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Talk by Christoph Stadtfeld: “The micro-macro link in social networks”


May 23, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Visitor

Rosario Mantegna, Palermo University


May 27, 2019Jun 14, 2019

Event

CSH Talk by Christian Poellabauer: “Speech as Barometer of the Brain”


May 17, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Visitor

Mirta Galesic, Santa Fe Institute


Oct 07, 2019Oct 25, 2019

Visitor

Christoph Stadtfeld, ETH Zurich


May 22, 2019May 23, 2019

Visitor

Christian Poellabauer, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Notre Dame


May 17, 2019

Visitor

Václav Zatloukal, Czech Technical University in Prague


May 21, 2019May 23, 2019

Talk

“A few examples how the science of complex systems changes our view of the world”


Stefan Thurner.

May 26, 2019 | 16:0017:00

Planetarium, Bangalore

Visitor

Hiroki Suyari, Chiba University


Apr 04, 2019Sep 27, 2019

Press

Wie viele Regeln braucht der Mensch? [online until May 28]


Ö1 Radiokolleg, May 20, 2019

Press

Wie Physik Wirtschaftsprognosen verbessert


Ö1 Wissen aktuell, Apr 25, 2019

Press

Wirtschaftskrisen physikalisch betrachtet


ORF Science, Apr 19, 2019

Press

Schockwellen von Wirtschaftskrisen aus physikalischer Perspektive betrachtet


Der Standard, Apr 22, 2019

Press

Wissenschaft: Wie man Wirtschaftskrisen mit Physik erklärt


Kleine Zeitung, Apr 21, 2019

Press

Aus der Vergangenheit für die Zukunft lernen


Die Presse, Apr 20, 2019

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Wiener Forscher betrachten Wirtschaftskrisen durch Physik-Brille


APA Science, Apr 19, 2019

Press

Trumps Stahl- und Aluzölle hatten weitreichende Folgen


Der Standard, Apr 18, 2019

Press

New economic shock model estimates reverberations from Trump tariffs


Journalist's Resource, Apr 17, 2019

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New theory derived from classical physics predicts how economies respond to major disturbances


Science Daily, Apr 15, 2019

Press

Fühlen wie wir: Fortschritt Künstlicher Intelligenz


Radio NJoy, Apr 10, 2019

Press

Facebook’s ad system seems to discriminate by race and gender


The Economist, Apr 4, 2019