Living Code: The importance of visual programming Python has a well-earned reputation for being easy to use and to learn, at least for people who have learned programming in other languages first. Lately my kids have been very interested in programming, and I've found that Python doesn't come as easily to 6-11 year olds as it does to adult programmers. So I see two approaches to this problem, if it is a problem. One, let them use other languages than Python.
Instances of Fractal Evolution « Mindsoul’s Weblog When couple of years ago (Nov 2006) I experienced author and biologist Dr. Bruce Lipton ‘s 2-day presentation in his seminar produced by Spirit 2000 in San Francisco, I was totally blown away by the depth of insight I got into how my biology, my health, and how my health at the cellular level, is in my complete control through my beliefs (both conscious and subconscious). But one new thing Bruce added at the end of his presentation was his talk about how patterns of life and evolution are similar to patterns of fractal geometry. Dr. Lipton who has done decades of research on cellular biology, talks about this in detail in the article called Fractal Evolution he wrote and published on his site . Fractal Geometry
In general usage, complexity tends to be used to characterize something with many parts in intricate arrangement. The study of these complex linkages is the main goal of complex systems theory . In science [ 1 ] there are at this time a number of approaches to characterizing complexity, many of which are reflected in this article. Complexity
Self-similarity of complex networks
Chaos This article has not yet been published; it may contain inaccuracies, unapproved changes, or be unfinished. Chaos describes a system that is predictable in principle but unpredictable in practice. In other words, although the system follows deterministic rules, its time evolution appears random.
The complexity of a physical system or a dynamical process expresses the degree to which components engage in organized structured interactions. High complexity is achieved in systems that exhibit a mixture of order and disorder (randomness and regularity) and that have a high capacity to generate emergent phenomena. Complexity across Scientific Disciplines Despite the importance and ubiquity of the concept of complexity in modern science and society, no general and widely accepted means of measuring the complexity of a physical object, system, or process currently exists. Complexity
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