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Whatever happened to cybernetics?

Ubiquity, Volume 2008 Issue February | BY Ross Gagliano , John Gehl 

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Has the discipline of cybernetics been unable to recognize and respond to appropriate "midcourse corrections" and in the process had its destiny imposed by external "turning points"? (A mid-course correction is an endogenously determined action as in the classical "sense-processact" sequence, whereas a turning point is simply a reaction to that which is exogenously imposed; i.e., "being overcome by events."


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