Our new "Visions for Complexity" - CSH Vienna

Our new “Visions for Complexity”


Jan 1, 2019

CSH Vienna Newsletter calls for climate action

 

It is the time of the year when people tend to set New Year’s resolutions. I usually avoid that. But this year is different: The alarming increase in weather extremes in 2018 not only proves how devastating the effects of heating up the planet can get—and we haven’t even reached the 1,5°C warming yet. It also shows that action cannot be delayed any longer.

 

As the editorial of our new Newsletter “Visions for Complexity” says
[click here for the whole Newsletter]:

 

For me as a layperson (with a little bit of an insight), it is perhaps the message from complexity science: Complex systems keep an equilibrium, withstanding all squeezing and punching, for a surprisingly long time. Their resilience make us believe that we can handle it. But there is this point—a point we’d better not cross. If squeezing and punching proceeds beyond it, the system will eventually—”out of the blue”—abandon its steady state and change. Not in a gentle, linear way: A complex system is by no means like a machine; replacing single parts won’t fix the thing. Once it gets started, there is no way to stop the process, nor to interfere with it. Shocks will cascade through the system’s networks, destroying parts, rearranging and transforming the whole, and will not stop doing so until the system reaches a new, hitherto unknown equilibrium. This is what complexity people, in my opinion, should unceasingly be telling the world: Crossing the tipping point means ‘out of control!”

 

 

To avoid the tipping point, please join me in my New Year’s pledge:

 

Stop talking, start acting—and degrow the human footprint.

 

Yours,

 

Verena Ahne

(Head of Knowledge Transfer)

 


Event

CSH Talk by Simon Schweighofer: “A Balance Model of Opinion Hyperpolarization”


Jun 14, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Visitor

Shade Shutters, ASU


Jun 13, 2019

Visitor

Brian Arthur, SFI


Jun 24, 2019Jun 27, 2019

Visitor

Vydhourie Thiyageswaran, Princeton University


Jun 03, 2019Jul 26, 2019

News

Jun 11, 2019

Predicting success in show biz

Press

David Garcia: “Die Privatsphäre sollte kollektiv reguliert werden”


Der Standard, Jun 6, 2019

News

Jun 5, 2019

13 Reasons Why | watching suicide in TV can be contagious

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Komplexitätsforscher: Mit Schauspielkarrieren geht es meistens abwärts


Der Standard, Jun 4, 2019

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Karrieren von Filmschauspielern: Teils vorhersehbar, meist sehr kurz


APA Science, Jun 4, 2019

News

May 29, 2019

D4Dairy annual meeting at the Hub

Press

Науковці – це люди, які вміють літати, не маючи крил [Ukrainian]


iprosvita, May 25, 2019

News

Apr 11, 2019

Shocking Economics!

Event

CSH Talk by Simon Schweighofer: “A Balance Model of Opinion Hyperpolarization”


Jun 14, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Visitor

Shade Shutters, ASU


Jun 13, 2019

Visitor

Brian Arthur, SFI


Jun 24, 2019Jun 27, 2019

Visitor

Vydhourie Thiyageswaran, Princeton University


Jun 03, 2019Jul 26, 2019

News

Jun 11, 2019

Predicting success in show biz

Press

David Garcia: “Die Privatsphäre sollte kollektiv reguliert werden”


Der Standard, Jun 6, 2019

News

Jun 5, 2019

13 Reasons Why | watching suicide in TV can be contagious

Press

Komplexitätsforscher: Mit Schauspielkarrieren geht es meistens abwärts


Der Standard, Jun 4, 2019

Press

Karrieren von Filmschauspielern: Teils vorhersehbar, meist sehr kurz


APA Science, Jun 4, 2019

News

May 29, 2019

D4Dairy annual meeting at the Hub

Press

Науковці – це люди, які вміють літати, не маючи крил [Ukrainian]


iprosvita, May 25, 2019

News

Apr 11, 2019

Shocking Economics!

News

Jun 11, 2019

Predicting success in show biz

News

Jun 5, 2019

13 Reasons Why | watching suicide in TV can be contagious

News

May 29, 2019

D4Dairy annual meeting at the Hub

News

Apr 11, 2019

Shocking Economics!

News

Apr 3, 2019

In need of ‘complexity economics’

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Mar 20, 2019

Complex societies gave birth to big gods

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Feb 6, 2019

New music styles: how the challenger calls the tune

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Jan 30, 2019

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

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Jan 1, 2019

Our new “Visions for Complexity”

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Dec 4, 2018

A sad day for science: CEU forced out of Hungary

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Nov 30, 2018

Democracies under threat

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Oct 25, 2018

We have a new member!

Event

CSH Talk by Simon Schweighofer: “A Balance Model of Opinion Hyperpolarization”


Jun 14, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Visitor

Shade Shutters, ASU


Jun 13, 2019

Visitor

Brian Arthur, SFI


Jun 24, 2019Jun 27, 2019

Visitor

Vydhourie Thiyageswaran, Princeton University


Jun 03, 2019Jul 26, 2019

Visitor

Aizhan Akhmetzhanova, Princeton University


Jun 11, 2019Aug 31, 2019

Event

CSH Talk by Tuan Pham


Jun 28, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Talk by Hiroshi Matusuzoe: “Geometry of estimating functions on deformed exponential families”


Jun 06, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Talk by Olga Saukh: “Quantle: Fair and Honest Presentation Coach in Your Pocket”


Jun 07, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Visitor

Hiroshi Matusuzoe, Nagoya Institute of Technology


Jun 04, 2019Jun 07, 2019

Visitor

Rosario Mantegna, Palermo University


May 27, 2019Jun 14, 2019

Event

CSH Workshop: “How can we reduce cyberhate?”


Aug 05, 2019Aug 07, 2019

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Talk by Rosario Mantegna: “Trading netwoks and investors’ ecology in a fully electronic stock market”


Jun 05, 2019 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Press

David Garcia: “Die Privatsphäre sollte kollektiv reguliert werden”


Der Standard, Jun 6, 2019

Press

Komplexitätsforscher: Mit Schauspielkarrieren geht es meistens abwärts


Der Standard, Jun 4, 2019

Press

Karrieren von Filmschauspielern: Teils vorhersehbar, meist sehr kurz


APA Science, Jun 4, 2019

Press

Науковці – це люди, які вміють літати, не маючи крил [Ukrainian]


iprosvita, May 25, 2019

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Wie viele Regeln braucht der Mensch? [offline]


Ö1 Radiokolleg, May 20, 2019

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Wie Physik Wirtschaftsprognosen verbessert


Ö1 Wissen aktuell, Apr 25, 2019

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Wirtschaftskrisen physikalisch betrachtet


ORF Science, Apr 19, 2019

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Schockwellen von Wirtschaftskrisen aus physikalischer Perspektive betrachtet


Der Standard, Apr 22, 2019

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Wissenschaft: Wie man Wirtschaftskrisen mit Physik erklärt


Kleine Zeitung, Apr 21, 2019

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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

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Trumps Stahl- und Aluzölle hatten weitreichende Folgen


Der Standard, Apr 18, 2019