Design

How complexity leads to simplicity: Eric Berlow on TED.com

Ecologist Eric Berlow doesn’t feel overwhelmed when faced with complex systems. He knows that more information can lead to a better, simpler solution. Illustrating the tips and tricks for breaking down big issues, he distills an overwhelming infographic on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan to a few elementary points. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2010, July 2010 in Oxford, UK. Duration: 3:43)

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