Thursday, June 23, 2016

Parable of the Polygons

Here is a link ( to a simple but powerful online tool/game demonstrating the unintended mechanisms behind discrimination and segregation.  It's kind of like the dark side of the complexity behind flocking behavior in which simple rules for individual behavior results in complex emergent outcomes - i.e. Institutional racism and social segregation as an unintended outcome of seemingly unrelated, disconnected and "harness" personal choices.