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The Seneca effect : why growth is slow but collapse is rapid

The Seneca effect : why growth is slow but collapse is rapid

Author: Ugo Bardi
Publisher: Cham Springer [2017]
Series: The frontiers collection
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Bardi, Ugo, 1952.
Seneca Effect.
Cham : Springer, 2017
Online-Ressource (XVIII, 210 p. 57 illus., 21 illus. in color, online resource)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ugo Bardi
ISBN: 9783319572062 3319572067
OCLC Number: 1005292197
Description: 209 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Introduction.- Seneca's times: The fall of the Roman Empire.- The Seneca collapse as a critical phenomenon: why do things break?.- Networks: the Seneca collapse of complex structures.- Fast and Furious Seneca: Financial collapses.- Destroying what keeps you alive: the tragedy of the commons.- The World as a Giant Bathtub: the Seneca Collapse of Complex Systems.- World models and the collapse of everything.- The dark heart of the fossil empires.- Malthus was an optimist: famines and population collapses.- The Seneca asteroid: climate change as the ultimate collapse.- Managing complex systems: how to pull the levers in the right direction.- Conclusion: How to euthanize an empire.
Series Title: The frontiers collection
Responsibility: Ugo Bardi.


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"The bulk of this book is a catalogue of collapses. Bardi starts small with structural failures, such as collapsing building, avalanches, or cracks in metal objects and how these grow. He then walks Read more...

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