How chaos forgets and remembers

Follow-up on James, Burke & Crutchfield: "James and colleagues' results show how the past and future of an evolving chaotic system become intertwined with its present." Full news report @ Nature



Norbert Wiener: The Eccentric Genius Whose Time May Have Finally Come (Again)

"Resurrecting the legacy of a man who understood, and feared, the future of automation. [...] a conference dedicated to reclaiming his reputation is scheduled in Boston later this month. Sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century will feature a series of papers and panels demonstrating not only that Wiener was ahead of his time, but that now his time has finally come. Indeed, engineers who are well grounded in cybernetic theory will tell you technology is just catching up with ideas Wiener proposed more than half a century ago." Full article: The Eccentric Genius Whose Time May Have Finally Come (Again) - Doug Hill - The Atlantic

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