Understanding the Complex Systems Around Us: Martin Schmidt at TEDxMcDonogh

We are part of and surrounded by many biological and physical systems – they affect us and we affect them. Though they are very varied in their nature, these systems all have some similar characteristics. This talk is a quick overview of some of those characteristics, to help understand the systems network we live in, how we can expect them to act, and some ideas on what we need to do as a result.

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