November 11th, 2015 - Distributed Disaster Response

In this Salon meeting we explored the success of the Occupy Sandy mutual aid organization as a model for how distributed control systems can be immediately and appropriately responsive in emergency situations.

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October 2015 - Homelessness

The Complexity Salons in October returned to the topic of addressing the problem of homelessness as a complex problem.

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August 5th, 2015 - Spreading Capability

This Salon featured a reassessment for future salons as well as a strategy session for expanding community efforts.


July 2015 - Homelessness

The Complexity Salons in July focused on addressing the problem of homelessness as a complex problem.

July 8th video

July 22nd video


June 2015 - Show and Tell

The Complexity Salons in June were used to discuss ongoing research. Our group included complex systems researchers, civic and healthcare innovators, and folks working on cracking the code of distributed organizations.

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May 27th, 2015 - Redesigning education for creative learners, not test takers

This salon featured an exploration of emerging education models, inspired by dispersed knowledge networks and alternative self-paced learning services.

Event Summary on Medium


May 13th, 2015 - Re-thinking Psychology Research with Jerome Kagan

The salon on May 13th featured a special seminar on research, complexity science and psychology by guest speaker Jerome Kagan.

Topic page and video


April 22nd, 2015 - First Day - Energized

The salons in April focused on the topic of establishing "First Day" celebrations for community-based preventative healthcare. This action-oriented session focused on energizing support for First Day.

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April 8th, 2015 - First Day Seminar

The salons in April focused on the topic of establishing "First Day" celebrations for community-based preventative healthcare. This seminar session feature guest speakers Catherine D’Ignazio, Justin Kang and Nadeem Mazen.

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March 25th, 2015 - Distributed Organizations (Part 2)

The salons in March 2015 focused on the topic of distributed organizations and decentralized governance. This session featured an action-oriented discussion.

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March 11th, 2015 - Distributed Organizations (Part 1)

The salons in March 2015 focused on the topic of distributed organizations and decentralized governance. This seminar session feature guest speakers Deb Roy, Sam Klein and Devin Balkind.

Session notes

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February 25th, 2015 - "First Days"

The salons in February 2015 focused on the topic of establishing "First Day" celebrations for community-based preventative healthcare.

Session notes

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January 28th, 2015 - Ethnic Violence

This salon focused on understanding ethnic violence through the lens of complex systems thinking.

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December 18th, 2014 - Ebola

This salon covered the role of complexity in understanding the behavior of virulent disease.

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