Complexity & Creativity


      Kawandeep Virdee
If we study the way
things interact,
we can design a
better world
Oxford CABDyN
                        Complexity Centre           PSU Systems Science
                                    ...
Ideas

Projects

Things we can do
together
complexity

   ?
complexity
adaptation
interaction
emergence
On a day to day basis, many of
our actions are the same
On a day to day basis, many of
our actions are the same
Word Preference
Where we go
We function in cycles and routine
On a day to day basis, many of
our actions are the same
Word Preference
Where we go
We function in cycles and routine

We ...
how can we design
interaction
to have beneficial
emergence
Nature's Design Tips

abundant and
explorative (playful)

bottom-up (evolution)
Ideas

Projects

Things we can do
together
PDX I Love You



cover this city in hearts
We could put the hearts up
around the city ourselves
Or we could inspire people
and provide the materials
HEXAGON




Non-hierarchal collaborative
   music performance
playing with emergence
 Scripts: loose rules on what
 or how to play

 Emergence: resulting
 performance following the
 sc...
Ideas

Projects

Things we can do
together
Share Ideas & Projects
Creation from “growing”
Designing for collaboration
Making and playing games

Creative Social Proje...
What I can offer
I will be researching at NECSI in
Boston – intellectual hub

Agent Modeling of Social Systems

Artistic, ...
Thanks
Looking forward to
connect
@kawantum

www.whichlight.com
whichlight@gmail.com
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A quick presentation about applications of complexity thinking in creativity and collaboration for the December 2009 Research Club brunch. I cover the broad ideas of complex systems design, applications within projects, and the opportunity for collaboration.

For more information on these ideas and the project PDX I Love You check out www.whichlight.com

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  1. 1. Complexity & Creativity Kawandeep Virdee
  2. 2. If we study the way things interact, we can design a better world
  3. 3. Oxford CABDyN Complexity Centre PSU Systems Science Department UMD Institute for Systems Research NE Center for MIT Center for Complex Network Collective Intelligence Research Many people believe this University of Michigan Center Santa Fe Institute for the Study of Complex Systems Center for Complex New England Complex Systems Research. Univ. Illinois at Urbana- Systems Institute Champaign
  4. 4. Ideas Projects Things we can do together
  5. 5. complexity ?
  6. 6. complexity adaptation interaction emergence
  7. 7. On a day to day basis, many of our actions are the same
  8. 8. On a day to day basis, many of our actions are the same Word Preference Where we go We function in cycles and routine
  9. 9. On a day to day basis, many of our actions are the same Word Preference Where we go We function in cycles and routine We are beings of pattern
  10. 10. how can we design interaction to have beneficial emergence
  11. 11. Nature's Design Tips abundant and explorative (playful) bottom-up (evolution)
  12. 12. Ideas Projects Things we can do together
  13. 13. PDX I Love You cover this city in hearts
  14. 14. We could put the hearts up around the city ourselves
  15. 15. Or we could inspire people and provide the materials
  16. 16. HEXAGON Non-hierarchal collaborative music performance
  17. 17. playing with emergence Scripts: loose rules on what or how to play Emergence: resulting performance following the scripts and playing off each other
  18. 18. Ideas Projects Things we can do together
  19. 19. Share Ideas & Projects Creation from “growing” Designing for collaboration Making and playing games Creative Social Projects Collaborate over the web Play with these concepts
  20. 20. What I can offer I will be researching at NECSI in Boston – intellectual hub Agent Modeling of Social Systems Artistic, Musical, and Mathematical expertise
  21. 21. Thanks Looking forward to connect @kawantum www.whichlight.com whichlight@gmail.com

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