Drew Allen, former member of SFI's weekly scaling group, appeared on NPR to discuss his current work in evolutionary biology. The paper that the story references appears in the June 13 issue of PNAS and is co-authored with several SFI-affiliated researchers including Van Savage and Jim Brown.
John Mark Agosta, of Intel Corp., is the recipient of the 2006 Business Network Fellowship. In his application, John proposed to apply methods with origins in Bayesian decision theory and modeling to autonomous collaboration among networked computers. At Intel, John is part of Intel Research's DDI network intrusion project, where his work involves developing probabilistic models for intelligent diagnosis and management.
Eric Beinhocker, of McKinsey Global Institute, has written a new book, The Origin of Wealth: Evolution, Complexity, and the Radical Remaking of Economics. Aimed at a non-academic general and business audience, Eric's book prominently features the work of SFI researchers such as Professor J. Doyne Farmer and Professor Sam Bowles. Read a review of the book in Wired magazine.
Harvard Business Review selected Jeffrey R. Cares, President & CEO of SFI Business Network Member Alidade Incorportaed, for HBR's The List -- Breakthrough Ideas for 2006. Jeff was featured at #5 -- Battle of the Networks. The article appeared in the May 2006 issue.