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The Rules

  • Norbert Wiener (1948): ”Cybernetics, or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine”
  • Interactions and feedback structures among actors result in emergent complex behaviors
  • Long history of false interpretations: For example, controlled (communist) economy
  • Cybernetics is one of the starting points beyond Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Life
  • Now – AI strikes back, bringing new flesh to heuristic studies
  • Cybernetics offers a nice framework for studies on computationalism

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