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Who bears the risk of innovation failure?

Innovation is all about novelty, about charting new territory and sailing unknown waters. This implies that the outcome of any innovative endeavour is by no means certain, let alone predetermined. 1,013 more words

Innovation

7 Secrets to Success

There are seven essential principles that you must practice as an entrepreneur throughout your business life if you are to achieve maximum success. They have been taught and repeated in thousands of books and articles over the years, and here they are. 2,010 more words

Creativity

RELY DISABLE

Learning, relearning or unforgetting…

What value is there in a DISABLEd constraint?

This was a question on the OTN forums this week and a) my first reply was wrong and b) I couldn’t find a clear demonstration elsewhere. 979 more words

Oracle

Flood of Tweets, Winter 2014–2015

You may have noticed my Twitter account has been a lot more active recently. Up until October this year I was silent, but broke that silence when I wrote… 214 more words

Haiku

New paper published in Synthese: Mossio, M. & Bich, L. "What makes biological organisation teleological?"

What makes biological organisation teleological?

Abstract

This paper argues that biological organisation can be legitimately conceived of as an intrinsically teleological causal regime. The core of the argument consists in establishing a connection between organisation and teleology through the concept of self-determination: biological organisation determines itself in the sense that the effects of its activity contribute to determine its own conditions of existence. 140 more words

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New book chapter in "Modéliser & Simuler" vol 2: Mossio, M. and Bich, L. (2014). La circularité biologique: concepts et modèles

Mossio, M. and Bich, L. (2014). La circularité biologique: concepts et modèles.  In F. Varenne, S. Dutreuil, P. Huneman and M. Silberstein (eds.), Modéliser & simuler. 24 more words

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36 Word Poems Based on Trevor Joyce

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Your face left a grease stain on your pillow.
When you rolled into it, I felt sick and

I was afraid to tell you we’ve lost, what— 87 more words