All Posts Under Cyber Physical Systems

Exploring scaling dignity— reflections from EPIC Conference 2020

For the past couple of days, I’ve been attending the EPIC conference. Completely online (of course). In three different timezones. EPIC is “a global community advancing the…

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Autonomy, autonomous & automated: a short examination of how these words are applied to cyber-physical systems

Each fortnight of Semester 2 of the 3A Institute Master of Applied Cybernetics, we are exploring a component of the 3As (Autonomy, Assurance, Agency) and 3Is (Intent,…

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Mapping my understanding of systems mapping [verb] and systems maps [noun]

For probably the first time in the course since its start, the focus for a fortnight was on something I had some experience in before…

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Fatal error: shebang not defined. (And if there’s such a thing as a shebang, what’s a hebang?)

I remember landing in Paris on the first days of my exchange semester more than a decade ago. I was excited and daunted. Unbeknownst to…

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What gets measured, gets done(?)

It’s an old saying: what gets measured, gets done. It’s something I’ve heard in so many contexts – from the former Director General of the World…

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Taking things apart – to what end?

The theme for Fortnight #2 of 3AI’s Master of Applied Cybernetics’ Question is ‘taking things apart’. How do you ‘take things apart’ without falling into reductionist traps of thinking?

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