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The Future Information Society. New Book release

“The accelerated technological development of the modern society is not accompanied by an equally rapid growth in scientific insight, let alone foresight, into the impact of technology on the levels of society other than that of technological organization. […] The public

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Amber Elkins | PhD Scholar from Texas visits the BCSSS

In November 2016 Amber Elkins visited the BCSSS, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the fields “Epidemiology & Biostatistics” in the School of Public Health and “Industrial and Systems Engineering” of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. As Expert

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“Meaning“ did not emerge like a bolt from the blue

Recent literature suggests the appearance of information that is coupled to significance not only with the advent of biotic agents (“meaning” in living systems) but already with prebiotic environments, namely, with the existence of agents (non-living, physical systems) that – according

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5th workshop on „Social Morphogenesis“ in Paris

In January 2016 the fifth workshop of the cooperation project „Social Morphogenesis“ of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS) and the Centre for Social Ontology (CSO) took place at the SciencesPo in Paris. With the topic “Morphogenesis

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Vienna 2012 | European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research 2012 (EMCSR 2012)

From 10 to 13 April 2012 the Campus of the University of Vienna was the venue of the EMCSR 2012. 168 academics and practitioners attended the conference as well as 17 journalists (13 of whom were in training at the

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