David Krakauer

David Krakauer, DPhil

10 Interviews

David Krakauer's Interviews

Sean Carroll & David Krakauer 10 Jul 2023 • EN

David Krakauer on Complexity, Agency, and Information

Complexity scientists have been able to make an impressive amount of progress despite the fact that there is not universal agreement about what "complexity" actually is. We know it when we see it, perhaps, but there are a number of aspects to the phenomenon, and different researchers will naturally focus on their favor

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Michael Garfield & David Krakauer 30 Jun 2023 • EN

Michael Garfield & David Krakauer on Evolution, Information, and Jurassic Park

Episode Title and Show Notes: 106 - Michael Garfield & David Krakauer on Evolution, Information, and Jurassic Park Welcome to Complexity, the official podcast of the Santa Fe Institute. I'm Michael Garfield, producer of this show and host for the last 105 episodes. Since October, 2019, we have brought you with us for f

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Vanessa M. Quirk + Adaam Levin-Areddy & David Krakauer 06 Jun 2023 • EN

The Long Shadow of Complexity (w/ David Krakauer)

David Krakauer is the President of the Santa Fe Institute — an academic institution that conscientiously bucks the overly-siloed and ideological bents of most universities these days. Krakauer is an evolutionary biologist who studies “​​the evolution of intelligence and stupidity on Earth.” He joined us on the pod for

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Michael Garfield & David Wolpert + Ted Chiang + James Gleick + David Krakauer 24 Feb 2023 • EN

Complex Conceptions of Time with David Krakauer, Ted Chiang, David Wolpert, & James Gleick

And now for something completely different!  Last October, The Santa Fe Institute held its third InterPlanetary Festival at SITE Santa Fe, celebrating the immensely long time horizon, deep scientific and philosophical questions, psychological challenges, and engineering problems involved in humankind’s Great Work to ex

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The world is unfair — but how much of that unfairness is inevitable, and how much is just contingency? After centuries of efforts to arrive at formal theories of history, society, and economics, most of us still believe and act on what amounts to myth. Our predecessors can’t be faulted for their lack of data, but in 20

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Michael Garfield & Geoffrey West + David Krakauer 22 Dec 2021 • EN

Reflections on COVID-19 with David Krakauer & Geoffrey West

If you’re honest with yourself, you’re likely asking of the last two years: What happened? The COVID-19 pandemic is a prism through which our stories and predictions have refracted…or perhaps it’s a kaleidoscope, through which we can infer relationships and causes, but the pieces all keep shifting. One way to think abo

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