Autonomous Agents

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Stuart Kauffman Topic: Autonomous Agents QuickTime Movies and MP3s Video shot at relatively high contrast. Audio is decent. Video streams well in Netscape. May not stream in IE. For best results, load the URL’s below directly in Quicktime Player and zoom to full screen. Movie Part 1 – 18 min 8 sec (16.3MB) Movie Part […]

Computer modelling, Web 2.0, and Second Life

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Ken Kahn Oxford University and the London Knowledge Lab TITLE: Modelling4All: The intersection of computer modelling, Web 2.0, and Second Life LOCATION: 624 Agua Fria Conference Room TIME: Thursday, Jan 17, 12:30p Lunch will be available for purchase for $5 ABSTRACT: The recently completed Constructing2Learn Project ( http://dfl.cetis.ac.uk/wiki/index.php/Constructing2Learn) at Oxford University constructed the BehaviourComposer, a […]

Life, Energy, and the Unity of Nature

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** Note special time 1:30p ** SPEAKER: John Whitfield Science Writer, author of In the Beat of a Heart: Life, Energy, and the Unity of Nature TITLE: D’Arcy Thompson – Science’s Most Successful Failure LOCATION: Wednesday, December 19, 1:30p Lunch will be available for purchase for $5 ABSTRACT: When D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson turned 40 in […]

Working with Visualization and Systems Thinking Tools

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Mohammad Mojtahedzadeh, Rod MacDonald Attune Group, Inc Albany, NY TITLE: Working with Visualization and Systems Thinking Tools in Spreadsheet for Better Results LOCATION: Redfish Conference Room, 624 Agua Fria Street, Santa Fe NM TIME: Friday, December 14, 12:30p Lunch will be available for purchase for $5. ABSTRACT: The use of spreadsheets to organize and manipulate […]

Chasing the Pipedream

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Stephen Guerin Owen Densmore Redfish Group TITLE: Chasing the Pipedream: an informal chat on near-future agent-based modeling and visualization toolsets LOCATION: Redfish Conference Room, 624 Agua Fria Street, Santa Fe NM TIME: Wednesday, October 31, 12:30p Lunch will be available for purchase for $5 ABSTRACT: We will demonstrate some recent projects at the intersection of […]

Learning Dynamics

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** note special day and time ** LOCATION: Redfish Conference Room, 624 Agua Fria Street, Santa Fe NM TIME: Thursday, October 11, 10:30a-12:30p Light snack and coffee will be served FIRST TALK Learning Dynamics: Lessons from Attractor Reconstruction Polemnia G. Amazeen, Eric E. Hessler, & Jamie C. Gorman Arizona State University and Cognitive Engineering Research […]

Building Simply with Google SketchUp

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Shawn Barr Clark University / Redfish Group TITLE: Building Simply with Google SketchUp TIME: Wednesday, September 26, 12:30p LOCATION: Redfish Conference Room, 624 Agua Fria Street Lunch will be available for $5 Abstract: Google SketchUp is free software tool that is useful for creating 3-D models. SketchUp provides a toolbox containing basic tools for drawing, […]

Health Insurance Markets and the Uninsured

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Jim Hayes TITLE: Hedging Complex and Chaotic Private Health Insurance Markets and the Uninsured TIME: Wednesday, September 5 and 12, 12:30p LOCATION: Redfish Conference Room, 624 Agua Fria Street, Santa Fe NM Lunch will be available for $5 purchase ABSTRACT: Jim was seduced by the dark side of economics to study how to hedge complex […]

Sample Hollywood Production Workflows

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Cory Strassburger Helix Studios, Los Angeles TITLE: Sample Hollywood Production Workflows: An informal chat on visualization from the practicioners perspective TIME: Friday, August 17 1p LOCATION: Redfish Conference Room, 624 Agua Fria Street, Santa Fe, NM Lunch will be available for $5 purchase ABSTRACT: Cory will informally present a collection of his animation, directing and […]

Informal Chat on Agent-Based Modeling

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Robert Axtell External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute Professor, George Mason University, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study TITLE: Informal Chat on Agent-Based Modeling and Generative Social Science TIME: Monday, August 13 10:30am *** note special day and time LOCATION: Redfish Conference Room, 624 Agua Fria Street, Santa Fe, NM ABSTRACT: Rob […]