In this post, Donella Meadows summarizes the general “systems wisdom” she obtained from modeling complex systems.
In this lengthy article, the author shows why the cloud only reduces complexity in the IT world at first glance.
In this post, the author uses a practical example to illustrate that it sometimes takes a lot of effort to make sense of operational failures.
»Every time you decide to solve a problem with code, you are committing part of your future capacity to maintaining and operating that code.«
Easy to remember site with Richard Cook's essay on »How Complex Systems Fail«.
»Complexity has to live somewhere. If you are lucky, it lives in well-defined places. … If you're unlucky and you just tried to pretend complexity could be avoided altogether, it has no place to go in this world. But it still doesn't stop existing.«