Strogatz mathematically describes how natural and sociocultural complexity resolves into vast webs of order. Ratti uses technology as a tool to create interactive urban environments. In this video Salon, Strogatz and Ratti discuss whether building and analyzing human networks can help us overcome our poor mathematical understanding of complexity.
To read the full Salon, order Science is Culture: Conversations at the New Intersection of Science + Society - out October 12.
Video production by Joe Carroll