Tag Archives: epistemology

1 + x = 3 as a Query

Strongly reduced recap of basic software engineering concepts: Query, Result Set, Requirement. Continue reading

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Stachowiak’s K-System of Modelling

Beyond the colloquial fundamental model properties Stachowiak gives a more formal definition of model: “Explication of the Concept of Model” … Continue reading

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Lecture Notes on Model Thinking IV

Some lecture notes/ scribble on Model Thinking by Scott E. Page. Lecture “Segregation and Peer Effects”, Part 2: “Schelling’s Segregation Model”: Schelling built a model and executed it in order to analyse the empirical phenomenon of segregation … Continue reading

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Modelling Abstraction etc in 2011

Just reviewed my Twitter timeline of 2011: … (tweets, links, and wisdoms of the year) Continue reading

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What makes a Structural Scientist?

The barber shaves only those men in town who do not shave themselves! Who shaves the barber? Continue reading

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Humanities #fail

Basic hermeneutic ideas, like the influence of context on meaning and understanding of things seems to be a completely new idea for many contemporaries. Continue reading

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When to call a system “small”

‘Small’ units are a sort of lower bound for structuring things in the real world. Continue reading

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