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My law about information management: Who knows, attracts

My ‘Law of gravitation’ about information management: ‘Who knows, attracts’ . It was selected for ‘Más allá de Google’, a book published by Infonomia. [html] [pdf]

Simple systems without necessarily simple properties

Robert May once said the following: Not only in research, but in the everyday world of politics and economics, we would all be better off if more people realised that simple systems do not necessarily possess simple dynamical properties.

The huger the mob, and the greater the apparent anarchy, the more perfect is its sway

Here is a quote from Francis Galton, a father of the applied statistics in society: I know of scarcely anything so apt to impress the imagination as the wonderful form of cosmic order expressed by the “Law of Frequency of Error”. The law would have been personified by the Greeks and deified, if they had … Continue reading

Science, knowledge and wisdom

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov

Impossible motion…

Impossible motion: magnet-like slopes

All men dream: but not equally…

All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. Lawrence de Arabia

Eppur si muove

Eppur si muove. Galileo Galilei

The goal is to create…

An education system was designed for industrial world, and non-oriented to personal development. A schism between science and art, between intellect and emotions, which almost marginalizes the arts. Surprise. Do creative things you never did before. Do not be your own inquisition. Satisfaction is in the way of the search. The goal is to create. … Continue reading

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit

Henry Adams: “Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit”. Y estamos en época de caos.

El matemático Poincaré decía…

El matemático Poincaré decía: “El caos es un orden que no conocemos”. – “Pues ahora estamos en un orden que no conocemos” – “¿Y qué perspectivas hay?” – “Pues el próximo orden”