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The Resource Everyday chaos : technology, complexity, and how we're thriving in a new world of possibility, David Weinberger

Everyday chaos : technology, complexity, and how we're thriving in a new world of possibility, David Weinberger

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Everyday chaos : technology, complexity, and how we're thriving in a new world of possibility
Title
Everyday chaos
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technology, complexity, and how we're thriving in a new world of possibility
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David Weinberger
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Technology, complexity, and how we're thriving in a new world of possibility
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eng
Summary
Modern science, the Internet, big data, and AI are each saying the same thing to us: the world is -- and always has been -- far more complex and unpredictable than we've allowed ourselves to see. As a result we're undergoing a sea change in our understanding of how things happen, and in our deepest strategies for predicting, preparing for, and managing our lives and our businesses. For example, machine learning allows us to make better predictions (think the weather, stock performance, online clicks) but we know less about why those predictions are right--and we need to get used to that. And in fact, over the past twenty years we've been unintentionally developing strategies that avoid anticipating what will happen so we don't have to depend on unreliable revenue forecasts, assumptions about customer needs, and hypotheses about how a product will be used. By embracing these strategies, we're flourishing by creating yet more possibilities and yet more unpredictability. In wide-ranging stories and characteristically all-encompassing syntheses, technology researcher, internet expert, and philosopher David Weinberger reveals the trends that hide in so many aspects of our lives--and shows us how they matter.--
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1950-
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Weinberger, David
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006.3/101
Index
index present
LC call number
Q172.5.C45
LC item number
W44 2019
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Chaotic behavior in systems
  • Prediction theory
  • Economic forecasting
  • Technological innovations
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Everyday chaos : technology, complexity, and how we're thriving in a new world of possibility, David Weinberger
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-229) and index
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Contents
Introduction: Everything all at once -- The evolution of prediction -- Inexplicable models -- Beyond preparation: unanticipation -- Beyond causality: interoperability -- Strategy and possibility -- Progress and creativity -- Make. more. meaning
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on1080607097
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25 cṃ
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241 pages
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9781633693951
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2018049644
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)1080607097
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Everyday chaos : technology, complexity, and how we're thriving in a new world of possibility, David Weinberger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Everything all at once -- The evolution of prediction -- Inexplicable models -- Beyond preparation: unanticipation -- Beyond causality: interoperability -- Strategy and possibility -- Progress and creativity -- Make. more. meaning
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on1080607097
Dimensions
25 cṃ
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781633693951
Lccn
2018049644
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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(OCoLC)1080607097
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