In an October 5 community lecture, Molly Shaffer Van Houweling explored how free access to digital media is blurring the lines between intellectual property and individual expression and what that means for copyright law. Watch the video here.
The Santa Fe Institute is seeking nominations and applications for resident faculty positions.
A new book by Duncan Watts reviews recent research in social science and social networking and shows how what we call common sense can mislead us and undermine our ability to address complex issues in business, government, and life.
SFI’s 2011 community lecture series began March 2, with SFI Diplomat in Residence Bill Frej describing the complex system of Afghanistan and the challenges of achieving sustainable development in that war-torn country. Watch the video here.
In a distinguished lecture at the American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting, SFI President Jerry Sabloff urges his anthropological peers to go public or perish. Watch the video.
SFI’s Valerie Plame Wilson and her experiences as a former CIA agent are portrayed in the movie "Fair Game," which opened in major cities November 5.
Where science meets music: "Voyages of Discovery: The Planets," a collaboration between SFI and the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, interspersed music, visual imagery, and scientific commentary.
Recent advances in biology, linguistics, and computer modeling, along with new archeological finds, prompted SFI to host a September meeting that took a fresh, transdisciplinary look at the peopling of the Americas.
Dennis Meadows, who has spent decades studying Earth's capacity to endure human population growth and extractive economies, says we've run out of time to turn around our global version of the Titanic...
May 19 through May 21, 2010 in Portland Oregon. The course is an intensive, immersive tour of the sciences of complexity, a broad set of efforts that seek to explain how large-scale complex, organized, and adaptive behavior can emerge from simple interactions among myriad individuals.
The Santa Fe Institute celebrates 25 years.
Watch video interviews with SFI Professors David Krakauer, Sam Bowles, Murray Gell-Mann and Harold Morowitz discussing the future of complexity .
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 - 3:30 p.m. - Noyce
Community Detection Algorithms: A Comparative Analysis
Santo Fortunato, Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI), Italy
Born Poor ? Santa Fe economist Samuel Bowles says you better get used to it.
Bowles heads the Behavioral Sciences Program at the Santa Fe Institute, which is home to dozens of big brains imported from all over the world. If he’s right, those troubling job numbers are only the start of New Mexico’s problems. Indeed, if Bowles is right, the state needs to completely rethink the way it does economic development.
Ulam Lecture - Our Small World: How Networks of People and Information Shape Our World [Using Networks to Make Predictions]
Thursday, September 16, 2010 • 7:30 PM • James A. Little Theater, New Mexico School for the Deaf
Ulam Lecture - Our Small World: How Networks of People and Information Shape Our World [What Networks Can Tell Us about the World]
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 • 7:30 PM • James A. Little Theater, New Mexico School for the Deaf
Ulam Lecture - Our Small World: How Networks of People and Information Shape Our World [The Connected World]
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 • 7:30 PM • James A. Little Theater, New Mexico School for the Deaf