glyph 146: Flemming Funch, Ming the Mechanic ... crucial distinctions for the forge builder, freeorder . designed order and spontaneous order . results of human action but not of human design, emergence of a world magnificently fit for explorers . "designed for emergence" (@Venessa Miemis)
This excellent article by Flemming Funch (Ming, 1998) distingushes the spontaneous order of networks from the sometimes highly designed orders (organizations) which generate them. -leif
https://twitter.com/ffunch - The latest Tweets from Flemming Funch (@ffunch). Evolutionary agent from Central Intelligence. Collaborative software developer. New Civilization subversive.
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