The hottest Cybernetics Substack posts right now

And their main takeaways
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Dan Davies - "Back of Mind" 373 implied HN points 30 Jun 23
  1. Dwight Eisenhower highlighted the importance of maintaining balance in national programs and between private and public sectors.
  2. There was a new decision-making system created by the conjunction of military and industrial establishments.
  3. The warning was given that this system could generate outcomes not necessarily desired, seek growth, and be influenced by technological advancements.
Never Met a Science 50 implied HN points 26 Sep 23
  1. Stafford Beer led a remarkable life, from running Project Cybersyn in Chile to advocating for cybernetic socialism.
  2. Beer's book, Platform for Change, showcased his radical ideas for societal reform but faced commercial failure.
  3. Beer emphasized using communication technology to enhance human freedom while avoiding centralization for preserving human agency.
Insight Axis 79 implied HN points 15 May 23
  1. Emergence occurs when an entity has properties that its individual parts do not possess, displaying behaviors that only emerge in interaction.
  2. Simple computational or geometric rules can lead to unpredictable and complex outputs, showcasing the beauty of emergence.
  3. Emergence, as seen in cybernetics with Braitenberg's Vehicles, demonstrates how simple structures can give rise to emergent, complex behavior, hinting at the potential for understanding the universe through simple rules.
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Zero HP Lovecraft 24 implied HN points 22 Aug 23
  1. In Hyperbolic Geometry, parallel lines converge in one direction and diverge in the other
  2. Birthright is a place with strict rules and restrictions, where modern technology like projecting is forbidden
  3. The story reveals a unique and dangerous portal gun rivalry that transcends time and reality