On a number of occasions I’ve seen suggestions that those who want to communicate the seriousness of climate change, should aim to understand the social sciences and should listen more to social scientists. 267 more words
Tags » Wicked Problem
Intractable and Wicked Problems are coming for you and there is no escape. Look around us and see what the “heuristics” tell us.
- Computation Irreducibility – Mathematical & Computing unable to provided explicit solutions to complex phenomena (NOT WHAT AI/ML/Deep Learning is doing!!!) 193 more words
Utopia. A perfect society. An envisioned heaven on earth.
Wrong. According to Ahmed Khaled Towfik’s version of Utopia set in futuristic Egypt, Utopia is a world in our inevitable future where the rich have created a fortress of luxury, leaving the Others– or the poor– to either die of starvation or kill each other off. 772 more words
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“A fundamental assertion established for wicked problems is that any attempt to think them through completely before acting is doomed to fail. They cannot be solved, since their fundamental tradeoffs prevent any solution from addressing them as a whole.