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The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World (Penguin Press Science)

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Moving on from his books on chaos (“Does God Play Dice?”) and symmetry (“Fearful Symmetry”), the author of this book deals with the wider field of complexity theory. The book tackles the question of how complexity arises in nature, of how life overcomes chaos and entropy to create developing order. Co-written with biologist Jack Cohen, the book will range across the central areas of modern science, from quantum mechanics and cosmology to evolution and intelligence, looking at the central ques…

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ELI5: What is happening to your eyes (& brain) when you are thinking about something & you stare into the distance, seemingly oblivious to what is happening in front of your eyes?(r/explainlikeimfive)

A bit pithy, but I like it:

>“If our brains were simple enough for us to understand them, we’d be so simple that we couldn’t.” –Ian Stewart, The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World

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Jack Cohen

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ELI5: What is happening to your eyes (& brain) when you are thinking about something & you stare into the distance, seemingly oblivious to what is happening in front of your eyes?

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