During an SFI Community Lecture January 14 in Santa Fe, Stanford linguist Daniel Jurafsky explored the stunningly complex language of food and what it tells us about our culture and society. Watch it now.
In a recent paper, SFI Professor David Wolpert and co-author James Bono reveal a way to get rich without doing any work at all.
SFI is accepting applications for its signature education program for graduate students and postdocs -- the 2015 Complex Systems Summer School, June 7-July 3, 2015, in Santa Fe. Apply by January 13, 2015.
We invite you to send in a candidate slogan for a new Alumni Community T-shirt. Entry deadline December 31, 2014.
In Nature, SFI Omidyar Fellow Sam Scarpino is among 24 co-authors offering a rebuttal to recent assertions that epidemiological models used to estimate the trajectory of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa missed the mark.
In a new paper for Physical Review E, SFI External Professor Liz Bradley and colleagues quantify predictability, with a strategy for determining which predictive method best suits a given system.
To understand market crashes and bubbles, SFI's Geoffrey West and three co-authors advocate a revised view that treats an economy like biologists might think about an ecosystem rife with evolutionary dynamics.
Researchers are using remote-sensing and satellite technology to understand the movements of indigenous tribes in the Amazon. Their work could influence policies intended to protect the habitats of "uncontacted" people.
In this issue of the SFI Bulletin, seven essayists trace some of the scientific themes that have endured at SFI across the decades. Read the Fall 2014 issue here.
A new (and different) economics textbook seeks to transform the way people teach and learn economics. SFI Professor Sam Bowles is a contributor.
For the first time, alumni of SFI’s schools and education programs have an online forum for connecting with fellow alumni and maintaining their involvement with the Institute's community.
In a column in Green Money, SFI Trustee Katherine Collins asks "What would nature do?" and explores how that question can inform decisions about investing.
Are Big Data and predictive analytics truly a gold mine for business, science, and government? Or are they a serious threat to our privacy and freedom? Chris Wood offers perspectives from a recent SFI meeting in Santa Fe.
SFI’s annual Business Network and Board of Trustees Symposium in Santa Fe this weekend will explore both the promise and the limits of Big Data, as well as the value of theory in the Big Data context.
In a September 30 Business Network topical meeting in London, participants explored the evolution of the modern corporation, the corporate life cycle, the impact of globalization, and the relationship between corporations and other major social institutions.