Complex Systems Science as a New Transdisciplinary Science

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The new science of complex systems will be at the heart of the future of the Worldwide Knowledge Society. It is providing radical new ways of understanding the physical, biological, ecological, and techno-social universe. Complex Systems are open, value-laden, multi-level, multi-component, reconfigurable systems of systems, situated in turbulent, unstable, and changing environments. They evolve, adapt [...]

Towards a Lifelong Personalized Education for Everybody

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The rapid evolution of science, engineering, economy and society in the age of globalization also requires a rapid evolution of skills and thus necessitates massive life-long education, massive know-how training and re-training. At the same time, education must become more personalized, as the skills needed to master an increasingly sophisticated technological world continually change and [...]