Tag Archives: cybernetics

Analytics in R and the search for laws of complexity behind patterns we see in education

Bah Humbug. I feel very annoyed at everything. Firstly I’m finding R a difficult language to penetrate. I’m getting there, its just hard. There are lots of resources and people willing to help you get to grips with the tool, but getting to grips with the tool isn’t the problem., the problem is knowing what… Read More »

Brain Dump on cybernetics and computer security. Early, unfinished and somewhat messy thoughts.

I have recently been reading an excellent book by Andrew Pickering entitled ‘the cybernetic brain’. The first half of the book gives an incredibly rich and fascinating history of early British cybernetics and although I have not yet finished the book I am really enjoying the stories behind early cybernetic thinkers and the extraordinary range… Read More »