Again, in a ship, if a man were at liberty to do what he chose, but were devoid of mind and excellence in navigation (αρετης κυβερνητικης), do you perceive what must happen to him and his fellow sailors?
Plato • Alcibiades • 135 A
This is a Survey of blog posts relating to Cybernetics. It includes the selections from Ashby’s Introduction and the comment on them I’ve posted so far, plus two series of reflections on the governance of social systems in light of cybernetic and semiotic principles.
Ashby’s Introduction to Cybernetics
- Chapter 10 • Regulation In Biological Systems
- Basal Ingredients Of Society (BIOS)
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