Duncan Watts


References
[1] D. J. Watts, Everything Is Obvious: *Once You Know the Answer. Crown Business, 2011, p. 352.
[2] No one is reading your E-mails.


Edward O. Wilson: “The Social Conquest of Earth”


References
[1] E. O. Wilson, The Social Conquest of Earth. Liveright Publishing Corporation,U.S.


Terrence Deacon - Language and complexity: Evolution inside out


References
[1] Terrence Deacon Home Page
[2] T. W. Deacon, Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter. W. W. Norton & Company, 2011, p. 624.


Marc Pagel : Infinite Stupidity




References
[1] M. D. Pagel, Wired for Culture: Origins of the Human Social Mind. WW Norton & Co, 2012, p. 384.

Complexity Talks by Albert-László Barabási, Geoffrey West












Time-lapse video from ISS

Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS from Michael König on Vimeo.

Iain McGilchrist and Michael Gazzaniga : The Divided Brain







References
[1] I. McGilchrist, The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. Yale University Press, 2010, p. 608.
[2] M. S. Gazzaniga, Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain. Ecco, 2011.
[3] Iain McGilchrist's webpage
[4] Edge's page of Michael Gazzaniga
[5] V. S. Ramachandran, The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for What Makes Us Human. W. W. Norton & Company, 2011, p. 357.




Learning from Bacteria about Social Networks



References
[1] Wikipedia's page of Eshel Ben-Jacob

The Sagan and Feynman Series







References
[1] The Sagan Series
[2] The Feynman Series
[3] The LongNow Foundation

History and Effects of the Civilization













References
[1] A History of Violence and Edge Master Class 2011 by Steven Pinker
[2] Edge.org
[3] S. Pinker, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. Viking Adult, 2011, p. 832.
[4] Steven Pinker Profile
[1] N. Ferguson, Civilization: The West and the Rest. Penguin Press HC, The, 2011, p. 432.




Mark Pagel: How language transformed humanity











References
[1] M. D. Pagel, Wired for Culture: Origins of the Human Social Mind. WW Norton & Co, 2012, p. 384.


Peter Kareiva & J. Stephen Lansing: Conservation in the Real World





References

[1] P. Kareiva, H. Tallis, T.H. Ricketts, G.C. Daily, and S. Polasky, Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services, Oxford University Press, USA, 2011.
[2] J.S. Lansing, Priests and Programmers: Technologies of Power in the Engineered Landscape of Bali, Princeton University Press, 2007.

The Empathic Civilisation by Jeremy Rifkin


References


[1] J. Rifkin, The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis, Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2010.

Why Cities Keep Growing, Corporations and People Always Die, and Life Gets Faster by Geoffrey West




References
[1] Edge Page about the talk of Geoffrey West
[2] Web page's of Geoffrey West

Kevin Kelly : What Technology Wants





References:


[1] K. Kelly, What Technology Wants, Viking Books, 2010.
[2] K. Kelly Home Page

Les nouvelles technologies : révolution culturelle et cognitive – Michel Serres

David Eagleman on Possibilianism





References


[1] Possibilian web site
[2] D. Eagleman, Sum: Tales from the Afterlives, Canongate Books Ltd, 2010.
[3] D. Eagleman web site

Distilling Free-Form Natural Laws from Experimental Data


References


Cornell University : Computational Systesis Laboratory