Merriam-Webster defines complexity as “the quality or state of being complex” and complex as “a whole made up of complicated or interrelated parts.” It is only after pursuing this all the way to the definition of complicated (“consisting of parts intricately combined”) that a reasonable idea of the term can be formulated. The word isContinue reading “Complexity”

Technological Advancement

Throughout history, the march of technological innovation has impacted every aspect and tenet of our society and culture. Some of society’s greatest inventions – the printing press, the steam engine, electricity – can be seen as the heralds of a new age, or the forbearers of a time of great progress. Since the first patentContinue reading “Technological Advancement”