Who said "Every isolated determinate dynamic system obeying unchanging laws will develop 'organisms' that are adapted to their 'environments.' "?
Who pioneered the Cybernetics of Justice and Love?
Who said "Ethical action increases choices"?
Why is the term homeostasis criticised? Suggest an alternative.
Can you give an example of an absolutely real normal number?
How did Wiener describe self-organisation?
How did von Foerster describe self-organisation?
Who's theory of Self-Reproducing Automata was published posthumously?
Who applied a rule of trisexual reproduction which produced a Turing Machine?
Who defined Cybernetics as the science of defensible metaphor?
Who invented the Calculus of Indications?
Who said automation will produce "an unemployment situation in comparison with which...even the depression of the thirties will seem a pleasant joke"?
Who wrote "The Chemical Basis for Morphogenesis" in 1952?
Who said "A tautology follows from all propositions: it says nothing"
Who said "The action of this principle is exactly like the action of the centrifugal governor of the steam engine".
Why did Bateson say of the above "probably the most powerful thing that'd been said in the 19th Century"
Who said "...the theories of games and cybernetics are simply the foundations of the theory of How to get your Own Way."
Who suggested using eudemony as metric of utility within monetary constraints?
Who's theory of anaesthesia produced a theory of consciousness?
Who distinguished ontogenetic and phylogenetic learning?
Who when asked where he came from by the hostess at a founding Cybernetics Conference said "Madam I stepped out of a whisky bottle in full evening dress"?
Who wrote "The Laws of Thought"?
Which two English Cyberneticians wore monocles and were members of the Athenaeum Club?
Which Cybernetician flew at the time of the Battle of Britain?
Which Muslim Cybernetician was an expert in law and electrical engineering?
Which Cybernetician invented the electron capture device which lead to Rachel Carson writing "Silent Spring" and discovery of chlorofluorocarbons in the atmosphere?
Which Cybernetician gave the Royal Institution Christmas Lecture in 2000?
Which Cybernetician judges the "Robot Wars" television programme?
Who said "Occam should never have been given a razor?"
Who thought it worth asking "Is Life Based on the Laws of Physics?"
Who wrote "ABSOLUTUM OBSOLETUM -if it works it's out of date"?
Who said in Cybernetics we "Establish the Difference"?
Can Wolfram's Principle of Computational Equivalence be applied to concurrent natural processes?
Why might Minsky's students "Open Mind" project fail to simulate a brain by teaching the rules of common sense?
Who's work on sand piles lead to a book entitled "How Nature Works"?
Who put positive feedback into non-equilibrium economics and was accused of re-inventing Marxist economics?
What new technology was described in Drexler's "Engines of Creation"?
For what invention did Binnig and Rohrer win the Nobel Prize in 1986?
What is the "red brick wall"?
Who conceived a general theory of psychology and cybernetics called Ternality Theory?
Who said "I submit that it is this non-commutative domain that has the right seeds for generalizing classical and quantum physics to the linguistic and cognitive and cybernetic domains."
Who said of Force from the curvature of spacetime in Cybernetics "Bateson's difference that makes a difference is a second difference, a difference of a difference."
Who said "Their fundamental design flaws are completely hidden by their superficial design flaws"
Who said of what "...they are foundationally Cybernetic in type, as competent and very general if not universal theories against a background of badly considered, pretentious and often meaningless general theories, greatly publicised and advertised by empty rhetoric."
What was the nom de plume of George Spencer-Brown used for his follow up to 'Laws of Form'?
What was the title of the follow up?
"He has the humour, the diction and the prose of G. K. Chesterton". One cybernetician paid this compliment to a fellow cybernetician - who were they?
Who is famous for saying "Don't look at my finger, see where it is
Fill in the gap: Process is to product as organisation is to ____ .
Cybernetic key concept anagram: reatrhlietca
Who is known as "The cybernetician's cybernetician?"
Fill in the gap "Cybernetics has its own ____________ " (W Ross Ashby)
How many cyberneticians does it take to change a light bulb?
Who defined intelligence as "That faculty of mind, by which order is
perceived in a situation previously considered disordered"?
Where and when was this published "Where a calculator on the ENIAC
is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in
the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and perhaps only weigh one
and a half tons"?
Who said "I think there is a world market for about five computers"?
Which President of a computer company said "There is no reason for
any individual to have a computer in their home" and where and when did
he say it ?
Who said "640k (of memory) ought to be enough for anybody" and when
did he say it.?
When asked by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to estimate the value
of Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine, what value did Sir George Bidell
Airy FRS give?
Who wrote "Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology" in 1984.