Computational Mechanics, the research group at The Santa Fe Institute that I'm a part of.
Links to a site about boids, "artificial life" simulations of flocking birds. I'm not sure if boids has much to do with real flocks of birds. It is, however, a nice example of "rule as the sum of rulelessness."
The page for the mock class I taught at the College of the Atlantic. (The topic was dimension and fractals, not "rule as the sum of rulelessness.)"
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