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A Computer Programming analogy to COVID Vaccine safety

Just happened to run into the below Twitter thread. IMO a good illustration on the potential dangers of tinkering with a system – any large system, not to mention a Complex System of Systems, such as the human body – … Continue reading

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What If We’re Wrong? – Areo

What If We’re Wrong? – Areo — Read on areomagazine.com/2021/05/19/what-if-were-wrong/ The certainty with which people hold their opinions is inversely proportional to their understanding of the subject. Welcome to Complex Systems.

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Epidemiology, Corona & Complex Systems

I’ve been referring to Complex Systems many times in my writings, not least in connection to Covid-19. If you want to understand the spread and impact of Corona, in particular why it is that there seems to be no significant … Continue reading

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Risks when trying to optimize a Complex System (any Complex System) : Global vaccination during a pandemic might not be such a good idea…

“Complex systems are systems whose behavior is intrinsically difficult to model due to the dependencies, competitions, relationships, or other types of interactions between their parts or between a given system and its environment.” If you ever tried to optimize a single component/parameter/output … Continue reading

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“We live in an ocean of bullshit”

One of the deepest & broadest brilliant intellectual conversations I’m aware of. Want to understand why our contemporary world is what it is…? Want to understand where our world likely is heading, and why…? Want to understand what could be … Continue reading

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Covid-Panic – how & why we got here

This is an absolutely brilliant article by the Panda-team in South Africa, explaining why the world overreacted and still, 6 months after the virus first got publicity, continues to overreact (which is much worse than the initial overreaction!) on a … Continue reading

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Corona – what makes US different ?

Yesterday I looked at 50 US states, and how a couple of parameters, population density and GDP per capita, are correlated with the number of deaths.  That analysis revealed that for these 50 states, population density (or more correctly, the … Continue reading

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Six Things We Learned About Our Changing Climate in 2013 | Science | Smithsonian

Six Things We Learned About Our Changing Climate in 2013 | Science | Smithsonian.

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Proof for intelligent design and creationism

As my frequent readers know, I’be been experimenting with neural networks (type of artificial intelligence) over the past couple of weeks. More specifically, I’ve been using neural networks for image recognition. Have a look at the previous couple posts on … Continue reading

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Feeling like God – understanding the design in detail, but not the outcomes: Neural Networks

(First of all, to clarify any potential for misunderstandings: I’m not religious, I do not believe in an almighty God – for that to happen, the teodice problem should have a clear and understandable solution, among other things…) Ok, back … Continue reading

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