Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Conceptual models

Kate Buneau of Pacific Northwest National Laboratories sent the following link:
Way complicated, but I love the way the different links light up when you mouse over a node. Positive and negative influences indicated with different links and symbols where the link reaches its target.

I'm reminded of a quote that Stephen Pacala gave in his talk - I can't remember the exact wording - something like the danger of building a complex model of a complex system risks having two things you don't understand - the model and the real system.

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