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Proseminar on Evolution of Sustainability, University of Bern, Switzerland [video]

Video of Dr. Waring’s webinar for the University of Bern proseminar on the use of evolutionary social science for solving environmental dilemmas and evolving sustainable social-ecological systems. The Zoom recording is not of the highest quality, and it starts a little late. Continue reading

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How the Lobster Gangs of Maine evolved.

A new analysis suggests that Maine’s famous “lobster gangs” evolved due to a group-level pressure to protect their lobster populations. Continue reading

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Working Group on the Evolution of Sustainbility!

I just heard that my proposal for a national-level working group on the evolution of social-ecological systems has been funded by the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, along with CoPIs Marco Janssen (ASU) and Karolina Safarzynska (Warsaw, ). … Continue reading

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CSSSA Presentation

I presented the group selection of sustainable institutions simulation at the Computational Social Science Society of the Americas (CSSSA 2013) in Santa Fe today.  Here is a PDF. https://timwaring.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/gss-for-csssa.pdf

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On the Application Methods for Various Types of Social Glue.

When we think of glue, we think of applying it to hold things together. The problem with social glue, however, is that it binds one sub-population at the expense of a rift in the larger population. That is, neither type … Continue reading

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