Archive for April, 2010

First, this is a great article from Clay Shirky comparing the fall of complex societies with the struggle of complex industries to innovate: http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2010/04/the-collapse-of-complex-business-models/ Complex societies collapse because, when some stress comes, those societies have become too inflexible to respond. In retrospect, this can seem mystifying. Why didn’t these societies just re-tool in less complex […]