An editorial by SFI Professor Luis Bettencourt describes potential promises, and perils, of global urbanization.
In an August 6 SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, mathematician Steven Strogatz showed how math underpins our lives, from finding the perfect romantic partner to understanding how Google works. Watch the video.
Beginning this school year, Code.org is bringing SFI's afterschool program Project GUTS (Growing Up Thinking Scientifically) to the nation's middle school science classrooms.
More than 900 students recently completed an an eight-week massive open online course taught by College of the Atlantic professor David Feldman, part of SFI’s Complexity Explorer MOOC series.
In a July 16 SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, MITs Seth Lloyd proffered a mode of time travel that is both theoretically possible and creatively irresistible. Watch his talk.
On Monday, June 9, some 60 early career scholars from around the world gathered on the campus of St. John’s College in Santa Fe to embark on a four-week journey through complexity.
What is a city? In an SFI Community Lecture June 18 in Santa Fe, SFI Professor Luis Bettencourt peered inside the city, down to the data describing its neighborhoods and its people, for answers. Watch his talk.
SFI 2014 Research Experiences for Undergraduates student Emma Wolinsky describes how taking advantage of SFI education programs beginning in middle school has helped guide her along a career path in complexity science.
In an SFI Community Lecture Wednesday, May 14, in Santa Fe, philosopher Daniel Dennett asked: if free will is an illusion, should we conclude that we don’t need real free will to be responsible for our actions? Watch the video.
Hooray! With your help, we met — and surpassed — our goal for Give Grande New Mexico yesterday, raising $9,313 that will help hard-working high school students attend C.A.M.P. this summer.
SFI Learning Lab Director Irene Lee describes a new SFI-inspired GUTS y Girls curriculum and encourages computer science teachers to form partnerships with social science teachers for better learning.
In an SFI Community Lecture March 12, evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar explained why our brains are hard-wired to maintain meaningful relationships with no more than around 150 people -- and this includes Internet relationships. Watch the lecture.
Video - SFI Community Lecture: Getting our arms around obesity: A systems approach to a global epidemic
In an SFI Community Lecture on February 12 in Santa Fe, Ross Hammond looked to complex systems science for promising new approaches to the global obesity epidemic. Watch the video.
In a January 8 SFI Community Lecture, conservation biologist Thomas Lovejoy examined the impacts of climate change and explored how we might manage both biological and human economic systems to reduce its long-term effects. Watch his talk.
In a Q&A in International Innovation magazine, SFI President Jerry Sabloff discusses the Institute's history, its contributions to complex systems science, and his hopes for the Institute's future.