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Say something

For selfish and unselfish reasons, close the loop. It is critically important to give service providers feedback on the quality of their service, even if it’s awkward and inconvenient, and especially when they don’t ask. 71 more words

Thoughts

Systems Dynamics: Joining the dots

in Looping the Loops I introduced the idea of reinforcing and balancing loops, and some basic Systems principles, Now I feel I should try and put what I have learned into practice: 635 more words

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Systems Dynamics: Looping the Loop

A simplified idea of Systems Thinking is that there are consequences to every action; some predicted, and some unexpected. In Systems Dynamics this reaction is known as… 511 more words

Thinking

What it Means to Follow the Monkey

Here is a beginning framework of what it means to follow the monkey.

It is only that. A framework. A beginning. An armature. We still need to work together to solve the remaining mysteries of S. 3,859 more words

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Review of I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter – Part 2

Part 1

The toilet flush is one of the simplest and common feedback mechanisms that we find. There is a float which rises with the water level which controls the inflow of water. 1,699 more words

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Survivable IPCC projections based on science fiction.

“In the latest ‘Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 5th Assessment Report’ (IPCC AR5), there have been published a selection of ‘Representative Concentration Pathways’ (RCP’s).
Dr Matt Watson, from the school of earth Sciences at the University of Bristol (UK), made this point strongly at a recent meeting at the Royal Society in London:“Why are we doing this? 196 more words

Abrupt Climate Change

Stress Feedback Loops

As I’m sure you all know, feedback is what happens when an output returns back on top of the original input. If this is allowed to repeat without interruption the output amplifies, and amplifies, and amplifies… and so on. 411 more words