Theory: In 90% of real world Machine Learning use-cases, the ML could be replaced with alternative techniques which are 90% simpler (to understand, deploy, maintain, etc.) and 90%+ as effective. The results of design driven by techno-fetishism, instead of real human needs.
Innovation: Taking Risks or Making Risks?
Imagine a future in which startup culture has become obsolete as way of creating value. Where the ideals and infrastructure of Silicon Valley are considered old fashioned and embarrasingly silly. What alternative approaches to innovation have developed?
Jakob von Uexküll: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakob_von_Uexk%C3%BCll
Thure von Uexküll: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thure_von_Uexk%C3%BCll
The State of Globalization in 2019, and What It Means for Strategists: https://hbr.org/2019/02/the-state-of-globalization-in-2019-and-what-it-means-for-strategists
Designing Organizations for an Information-Rich World (1969) - Herbert Simon (1971):
"A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention." - Herbert Simon
"What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it." ―Herbert Simon
It’s Not the Boxes that Count, but the Arrows: GSDR Scientists Call for Focus on Levers of Change: https://sdg.iisd.org/news/its-not-the-boxes-that-count-but-the-arrows-gsdr-scientists-call-for-focus-on-levers-of-change/ #Regenerative #Complexity
The group identified six entry points for transformation:
- Human wellbeing and capabilities;
- Sustainable economies;
- Energy decarbonization and access;
- Food and nutrition;
- Urban and peri-urban development; and
- Global commons.
Characteristica Universalis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Characteristica_universalis
The idea of a Characteristica Universalis between Leibniz and Russell, and its relevancy today: https://monasandnomos.org/2012/12/05/the-idea-of-a-characteristica-universalis-between-leibniz-and-russell-and-its-relevancy-today/
Patrick Geddes In India: From Synthesis To Integration:
Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Untitled, 2010