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Hannah Fry:
Is life really that complex?

TEDxUCL · 10:09 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Hannah Fry: Is life really that complex?
10:09 · Filmed June 2012 at TEDxUCL · Subtitles available in 0 languages

Can an algorithm forecast the site of the next riot? In this accessible talk, mathematician Hannah Fry shows how complex social behavior can be analyzed and perhaps predicted through analogies to natural phenomena, like the patterns of a leopard's spots or the distribution of predators and prey in the wild.

Complexity theorist
Hannah Fry researches the trends in our civilization and ways we can forecast its future. Full bio
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