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Mind, Models and Milieux — A Twitter Chat

Please join my very excellent contributors Mark Pringle @markpingle (Boundedly Rational Decision-Making under Certainty and Uncertainty: Some Reflections on Herbert Simon), Marco Novarese @mmarconov ((Simon’s (Lost?) Legacy in Agent-Based Computational Economics)), and myself @M_W_Q for a live Twitter chat about Herb Simon — to be conducted by @PalgraveEcon taking place on the 15th Feb at 8am PST & 4pm GMT. Behavioral economicsBounded RationalityHerbert…


Minds, Models and Milieux

Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon — published today. Artificial intelligenceBehavioral economicsBounded RationalityCognitive scienceDecision makingHerbert SimonMinds Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon


Adaptive and Ecological Rationality in Complex Environments

Riccardo Viale, the general secretary of The Herbert Simon Society has brought my attention to this workshop featuring the one and only Gerd Gigerenzer. Gerd, by the way, will also be on the SABE sub-panel of the AEA “Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon” in a month’s time in San Francisco. In addition to…

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Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon

Coming soon — contributors include Katherine Simon Frank, Robert Rupert, Gerd Gigerenzer, Ron Sun, Morris Altman, Massimo Egidi, Mie Augier and several others. This book is a collection of specially commissioned chapters from philosophers, economists, political and behavioral economists, cognitive and organizational psychologists, computer scientists, sociologists and permutations thereof as befits the polymathic subject of this book – Herbert Simon. The tripartite…


The World of Yesterday

“The greatest curse brought down on us by technology is that it prevents us from escaping the present even for a brief time. Previous generations could retreat into solitude and seclusion when disaster struck; it was our fate to be aware of everything catastrophic happening everywhere in the world at the hour and the second…