Out Of Control

Out Of Control : The New Biology Of Machines, Social Systems, And The Economic World

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Out of Control chronicles the dawn of a new era in which the machines and systems that drive our economy are so complex and autonomous as to be indistinguishable from living things.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 33mm | 736g
  • PERSEUS BOOKS
  • Boulder, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0201483408
  • 9780201483406
  • 114,743

Table of contents

* The Made and the Born * Hive Mind * Machines with an Attitude * Assembling Complexity * Coevolution * The Natural Flux * Emergence of Control * Closed Systems * Pop Goes the Biosphere * Industrial Ecology * Network Economics * E-Money * God Games * In the Library of Form * Artificial Evolution * The Future of Control * As Open Universe * The Structure of Organized Change * PostDarwinism * The Butterfly Sleeps * Rising Flow * Prediction Machinery * Wholes, Holes, and Spaces * The Nine Laws of God
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About Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly is Executive Editor of Wired, the new bible of the techno-culture. Formerly Publisher and Editor of Whole Earth Review, he has been instrumental in helping launch a number of cultural innovations: The Hacker's Conference Cyberthon the first virtual-reality jamboree and the WELL, model way station on the information superhighway.
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