For those of you who like to correlate fluid dynamics with the way systems behave — or for those of you who simply enjoy seeing beauty that’s invisible to the naked eye — there’s an engaging set of videos at The Gallery of Fluid Motion — http://gfm.aps.org/
Can you think yourself into a different person?
“You may be given certain genes but what you do in your life changes your brain…”
We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But is that true? Will Storr wades through the facts and fiction for Mosaic science.
Read the article on Ars Technica
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Something that will literally re-shape the way you see the world?
Blog posts on systems thinking
I’ve been writing about systems thinking for 10+ years. So, this blog has a ton of stuff on the topic.
Systems thinking blog posts in this blog: https://multispective.wordpress.com/?s=systems+thinking
Podcasts on systems thinking
Here’s a collection of podcasts on the topic of Systems Thinking. There’s quite a range in tone, density, accessibility, sometimes industrial jargon is used, so, feel free to surf around until you find one you like.
Podcasts on systems thinking:
Podcast Directory – http://www.podcastdirectory.com/episode-search-for/systems+thinking.html
Entry-level – Here’s a link to one podcast that I thought was easy to understand and accessible to the general public.
Feel free to search for “Systems Thinking” in other podcast directories. Here’s a list of 50 podcast directories out there:
Peter Senge: “Systems Thinking for a Better World” – Aalto Systems Forum 2014 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QtQqZ6Q5-o
Internet Archive – https://archive.org/search.php?query=systems%20thinking
I just came across a great new animation from Oxfam about systems thinking. The animation accompanies a more detailed guide produced for Oxfam programme staff but is just as relevant to campaigns.