The title of this 18-minute video, “Complexity, citizen engagement in a Post-Social Media time,” seems extremely academic, but the message is germane to every human. Dave Snowden, founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Cognitive Edge as well as founder and Director of the Centre for Applied Complexity at Bangor University in Wales, helps us see that we embrace a false, primitive dichotomy. That is that we act as if we are either in an ordered or completely chaotic system.

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