lect24_S07 - Lecture 24 Why things Bite Back: The Ethics of...

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W hy things Bite Back: The Ethics of Improvement Engineering 100 J. Daida Standard Disclaimer: These lecture notes are provided as a SERVICE to you to help you study for this class. At no time are we obligated to provide notes for every lecture. Understand that these notes are NOT a replacement for either coming to lecture or for the class readings. Indeed, these notes represent only a PARTIAL SET, which means it's up to you to attend class (or to find someone else's notes) to fill in the SUBSTANTIAL fraction of the lecture that has been left out of these notes. Indeed, these notes may represent only a draft and may be based on last term's lectures (which may or may not be repeated in their entirety for this term.) If it turns out that attendance to the class drops below 80%, we reserve the right to reduce the amount of content in these notes. If it turns out that attendance to the class drops below 80%, we also reserve the right to discontinue the distribution of these notes either before or after lecture. Copyright: © 2007, Jason M Daida. All Rights Reserved. Lecture 24 Announcements Last lecture, 2007 July 13 – Moved to 14:00 to accommodate Military Theory Exam Office hours – Planned for Thursday afternoon Midterm debrief (optional) – Planned for this weekend Announcements Of exams… – There is evidence that a fairly large minority of people missed many points – Reason • Not in lecture • Not taking notes – Exam covers what is given in lecture – Lecture notes are not intended to be complete – Lecture has material not in readings and not in notes In the news Hunshundake – Inappropriate land-use of this 5.3 m ha area is causal to growing desert there – Cause of Beijing’s sandstorms – Current practice of planting trees not working in Hunshandake (Jiang Gaomin, Chinese Academy of Sciences) – China View, 2007 June 17 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2007-06/17/content_6254833.htm Retrospective A system for a system in a system… For example, for your project – A system (organizations) of E100 students that designed… – …A system (design) for improving/analyzing informal learning spaces in… – …A complex adaptive system (SJTU) A System for a System in a System Synthesis Analysis Thing
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A System for a System Synthesis Analysis Thing A System for a System in a System Environment About this lecture… In “Robust, Yet Fragile: Gotcha!” – Planned adversity to anticipate for what an environment for could do to our design This lecture considers the opposite – What a design does to the environment Constraints – Growing population – Finite resources – “The human condition” Preview “The Lathe of Heaven” Case Study: Cotton Clothing A World Changed… Conclusion But this “future” never happened, didn’t it?
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lect24_S07 - Lecture 24 Why things Bite Back: The Ethics of...

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