Signals and Boundaries: Building Blocks for Complex Adaptive Systems
Complex adaptive systems (cas), including ecosystems, governments, biological cells, and markets, are characterized by intricate hierarchical arrangements of boundaries and signals. In ecosystems, for example, niches act as semi-permeable boundaries, and smells and visual patterns serve as signals; governments have departmental hierarchies...
Geeks and Geezers
We were drawn to thinking and then ultimately writing
about geeks and geezers from very different starting points.
Coauthoring a book isn’t quite like synchronized swimming. It’s
more like gaining perspective and depth through incongruity.
Through writing and arguing in what seemed like endless and
percussive... Cancer Chemotherapy in Clinical Practice
This excellent new book summarizes the whole range of systemic cancer therapies, explaining their mode of action and potential side-effects, as well as their clinical applications. It is divided into three sections. The first tackles the theoretical basis of cancer chemotherapy: following an historical introduction, the different treatment...