random notes on the issue of "scale"
Scale

Complexity

Emergence

Gall's Law - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gall%27s_law

systems theory, post-systems theory

because you can, does it mean you ought
Unintended Consequences
localisation, resilience, fragility


emergent phenomena exist but are not reducible
the phenomenology of "networks"

boundaries, boundary objects (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boundary_object), dna/code/software

non-dualism, MU (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mu_%28no_thing%29)

Path depedance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Path_dependence), encumbants

rhizomes, "mutual aid"

relational order theories - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relational_order_theories

scale invariance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scale_invariance)

Introduction to Social Network Analysis - http://faculty.ucr.edu/~hanneman/nettext/

power laws (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_law)