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Unformatted text preview: • Pattern of Organization (Networks) o Ordered networks o Random networks o “Small-world” and “Scale-free” networks o Random versus Scale-Free Poisson Distribution to Power-log Gaussian Distribution to a logarithmic distribution o Spatial Complexity – Fractal Distribution Randomness to complete order • Phenomena • Societal Impact o Complicated Geographical Local Observable in real time Change is slow and may be reversible • Defective cars can be recalled because you know every owner o Complex Geographically Global Imperceptible in real time • Occur either really fast r really slow Change is rapid and may be irreversible Lecture 17 1 of 2 3/20/2007 Written By Raymond Leung University of California, Berkeley Professor Kastenberg Engineering 124 Impacts of Technology on Society • Genetically modified seeds gets blown around and can’t be recalled Lecture 17 2 of 2 3/20/2007 Written By Raymond Leung...
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- Spring '07
- Normal Distribution, Professor Kastenberg Impacts, Raymond Leung