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Complex systems scientist.

Banks, births, and tipping points in the historical demography of British banking: A response to JJ Bissell

We have a new piece published in Business History, Complexity in History: modelling the organisational demography of the British banking sector. Continuing our work modelling the British banking sector we have responded to the very interesting comment by J Bissell … Continue reading

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33c3 – Syrian Archive

On of the most interesting and important projects reported on at the 33c3 was the Syrian Archive project. This is an immensely important project that is impart documenting the Syrian conflict, including the human cost, but is also trying to help … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Files – Case 2 – Part 1 – Did Russia Hack the US Election?

I have always had an interest in conspiracies, I think it started from watching the X-Files. I have decide to do posts on contemporary conspiracies, partly for a little fun but also I think they are an interesting feature of … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Files – Case 1 – Julian Assange and Wikileaks

I have always had an interest in conspiracies, I think it started from watching the X-Files. I have decide to do posts on contemporary conspiracies, partly for a little fun but also I think they are an interesting feature of … Continue reading

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Panama Revisted

The people over at The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists have updated the released panama data. Its not clear to me if that is more data than they had already released, or that this time it is a ready made Neo4J … Continue reading

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The ‘System’ vs Donald Trump

I have been thinking about what Donald Trump means for the ‘system’, by system I am thinking about the complex system that is the US Government Machine and its associated parts. Part of my thinking is that systems of Government … Continue reading

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