Herb Simon and Your Life as Nearly Decomposable Systems


Join Liz Voeller on an exploration through one of Herbert Simon’s key concepts and what it means for addressing complexity in our own lives. Systems demonstrate the property of “near-decomposability” when interactions WITHIN each subsystem are stronger than the interaction AMONG subsystems. This concept, made legible by Herbert Simon in his essay The Architecture of…


Telling A Concrete Story, a three-part writing workshop on industrial fiction: Part 1


How can we inspire more progress in science and technology? Industrial fiction is one way to imagine our way into that reality. This writing workshop is for anyone who wants to hone their skills in telling stories about and around technical subject matter. Join Liz Voeller and Chelsea Slaven-Davis in this engaging three-part series.  NOTE:…