Principles of Complex Systems
Slide Set 10: Robustness, Fragility, and Scaling
Slide Set 09: Benford's Law
Slide Set 11: Lognormals and other Bitter Disappointments
The trouble with Death Stars: The real science behind narrative causality and why one in a million chances always succeed.
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Covered in these episodes:
10: Limits of our understanding and a spot of statistical mechanics.
11: The surprises of robust-yet-fragile systems.
12: Tales of other tails and a start on complex networks.