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Solving World Problems Through Complex Systems | Yaneer Bar-yam

Solving World Problems Through Complex Systems | Yaneer Bar-yam

Today's guest, Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam is president of the New England Complex Systems Institute. He's a data scientist who studies pandemics and is an expert in complex systems science that are solving problems in healthcare, education, systems engineering, international development, and ethnic conflict. Time stamps: 00:01 - Introduction 01:40 - What Is The Current State Of The World 04:50 - What Are Effects Of The Current Problems On Us 05:59 - What Are The Biggest Problems That Understanding Complex Systems Can Help Us 12:00 - How Complex Problems Look Like And How Can We Solve Them 22:44 - What You Need To Change If You Want To Prosper 25:19 - The Science Behind Coronavirus Spreading 31:41 - Why Coronavirus Spread So Easily And How To Stop It  33:53 - What Is The Application Of Complex Systems 36:24 - How Can We Understand Complex Systems 40:42 - What Is The Cause Of Ethnic Violence 47:25 - What are Yaneer Bar-Yam next projects 50:12 - How Can People Participate Dr. Yaneer's Books and Links: https://grouper-chiton-2853.squarespace.com/dynamics-of-complex-systems https://grouper-chiton-2853.squarespace.com/making-things-work https://necsi.edu/teams-a-manifesto http://bit.ly/complexityrising   

Duration: 51 min

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