Synergetics 101 by Joe Clinton at RISD





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Published on Jul 19, 2009

This clip is from Joseph D. Clinton's talk on "Synergetics 101: In the Spirit of Frobel, Clinton, Fuller, Loeb, and Haken" from the Synergetics Collaborative's Fall 2007 Symposium on "Synergetics and Morphology: Explorations into the Shapes of Nature" at the Rhode Island School of Design (3 Nov 2007). Clinton introduces the basic concepts from Synergetics through the work of several kindred spirits. The concepts discussed include synergy, design science, world game, Dick Boyd, rotegrity, Arthur Loeb, Archimedes, Froebel, Hermann Haken, self-organization, Planetarium, Holography, and emergent behavior.

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The Synergetics Collaborative's 2007 Symposium on "Synergetics and Morphology: Explorations into the Shapes of Nature" at RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) brought together some 90 lovers of "form" ("philomorphs") from around the world to explore the interrelationships of morphology, structure, Nature, and Bucky Fuller's Synergetics.

The Synergetics Collaborative (SNEC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organizing events for anyone with an interest in learning about or building upon Buckminster Fuller's Synergetics.

Video producer: The Acevedomedia Team
Thanks to all of the volunteers from the Collaborative for their work on the cameras!

Video Editor: Victor Acevedo, Digital artist and Visual Music producer/director. A member of the Synergetics Collaborative and a long-time student of RBF and Synergetics. Recently he's been working with Collaborative member Thomas Miller on his Newtools project.

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