Stuart Umpleby: Second Order Cybernetics

Earlier this week I gave a talk at the U of Vienna on Second Order Cybernetics.  It is a story of a scientific revolution in the philosophy of science. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIJsY5-Q5wc See Also: Stuart Umpleby at Phi Beta Iota 2012 Reflexivity = Integrity: Toward Earth/Life 4.0

Stuart Umpleby: The Triple Bottom Line & Current Challenges

The triple bottom line — people, profits, planet — is a recent business concept.  See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_bottom_line. We are now facing major issues on all three: 1.  People.  The safety of people is threatened by a)  vulnerable cyber infrastructure.  See the National Geographic video American Blackout; and b) inequality leading to lower standards of living for …

Stuart Umpleby: Event 7 August DC 1415-1530 Internet of Things – Internet of Everything – Industrial Internet – But Still Not the Internet of True Cost

I have no connection to the below, thought it worth sharing. INNOVATION | TECHNOLOGY | POLICY SHAPING THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET Sponsored by Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (C-PET) Our next DC event offers a high-level briefing and discussion of questions of profound significance to both policymakers and corporate America. Join us on Wednesday August …

Stuart Umpleby: Role of Cybernetics in Intelligence — Extrapolation

Downloadable Document:  2011 AAAS Security Policy & Cybernetics Dr. Stuart Umpleby As I understand it, the fundamental problem with secret intelligence is too much self-reference and too little peer review.  Stated differently, any advice from a subordinate to a superior has two components — describing some observed system and wanting to please the boss.  Peer …