John Robb is on

In several senses of the word.  He’s outlining the properties of the “global supersystem”:  Too big, too complex, too fast.  As a result, we’ve entered an era for which we have no experience base and for which we have no effective tools.

Things like the global financial meltdown, peak oil, etc., are not black swans any more but the new norm.

Stay tuned.

Flash — we’re on to “stigmergy” — how individuals and small groups communicate / self-organize to act as if they were a larger organization.  Think bee hives or terrorist cells.

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