Blog 2017-11-09T15:03:28+00:00
607, 2014

Mathematical Model for the Dynamic Behavior of the Demographic Transition by Roger D. Jones

Abstract A mathematical model (Core Model) is presented that describes the gross dynamic behavior of the demographic transition—falling death rates lead to population increase, temporarily rising birth rates, temporarily increased population growth, decreased fertility, aging [...]

802, 2017

Global X-Network Annual Conference April 20-22, 2017 sponsored by The HafenCity University in Hamburg Germany (Updated Program)

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SURPRISES! While many countries have faced turmoil since 1945, Western developed countries have largely operated within the framework of political and economic institutions that were established after World War II. [...]

2501, 2017


*|MC:SUBJECT|* Conference Theme: The world in which we all live, work and do business is about to change! But how & with what impact on cities, our social economy and (geo-)politics? Background While turmoil has [...]

2401, 2017

The X-Events Index -White Paper by John Casti

The anticipation of an X-event is a bit like weather-forecasting. We take the drivers of atmospheric change, quantities like temperature, air pressure, humidity, wind velocities and the like, and use mathematical equations governing the change [...]

1101, 2017

The Socionomic Theory of Finance by Robert Prechter

Crowds, Markets, Moods and Events Book Review by John Casti (Review of the book, The Socionomic Theory of Finance by Robert Prechter, Socionomics Press, Gainesville, GA, 2017) The Socionomic Theory of Finance (STF) is concerned [...]

401, 2017

Complexity Institute, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore Annual Winter School Event

Winter School is an annual event organized by the Complexity Institute, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. The 5-day program imparts essential knowledge about complexity and complex systems science, enabling participant to answer these questions: • [...]

510, 2016

Organizational Resilience – How Do You Know If Your Organization Is Resilient or Not?

There are two principle ways to approach resilience measurement; either to try to collect information about as many functions as possible in an organization or to use an indicator that will reflect how an organization [...]