Contemplations on Cascades

Connecting the snowball, domino, and butterfly effect together and leveraging these ideas in your life

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Chinese whispers

Space debris

Mathematical induction

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Trophic cascades

Back to back meetings

Cascading style sheets

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Nuclear energy

Slow internet

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Phantom Traffic

Malthusian Traps and Co-ordination problems

Idea cascades

Viral Ideas

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from Nickys game

Dominos falling

Error cascade

More examples

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Influencing cascades

Legible Dynamic systems

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Illegible dynamic systems

Increase private information

Change the rules of the game

Cascades in daily life

Solving coordination problems

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A clean cut intervention

Manage information flow

Design the system to enforce one of the above

Look at other leverage points in the system

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I write about Code and Life philosophies. Sometimes both. | https://neilkakkar.com | Engineer @Bloomberg | Write (Code). Create. Recurse.

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