Bureaucracy

    “You know, the whole thing about bureaucracy is that it’s there to make sure that noone in the…

Control and Error

“Behind this need [of control], behind the assumptions or pre-suppositions that are involved – such as stability, state, behaviour, goal…

Grabbing Hand Universes

“[There is a] familiar difficulty that the universe should contain everything that it needs to contain, yet must be seen…

Advancing Cybernetics

“By showing how we can live using cybernetic understandings we can influence people. It is the example of how people…

Research Questions

“I’m reminded of the stipulation we have in the UK when someone wants to study for a PhD, that they…

Control

“[T]he concept of control is seen to be role based – that is, which part of a linked feedback system…

Academics

    “Academics study precisely those areas in which they are least personally competent.”  

Ignorance

  “ I value ignorance as much as I value knowing (for ignorance is a source of knowing).”