Santa Fe Institute

ACtioN News

First Page 9 of 9
SFI Chairman Bill Miller Highlighted in Fortune Magazine
Jan. 18, 2007 - SFI Trustee and Chairman of the Board Bill Miller, of Legg Mason Capital Management, was highlighted in a recent November issue of Fortune Magazine. The article, "The Greatest Money Manager of our Time," noted Miller's close affiliation with SFI regulars such as Prof. Murray Gell-Mann, SFI President Geoffrey West, Norman Johnson, and SFI Trustees Joy Covey, Gary Bengier, Jim Rutt, and David Weinberger. Click here to read the full article.
Axtell and Epstein in Economist
July 25, 2006 - "The Cambrian Age of Economics" in the July 20, 2006 issue of The Economist mentions SFI External Faculty Rob Axtell and Joshua Epstein.
SFI Trustee Featured
July 10, 2006 - Pierre Omidyar (eBay Founder and SFI Trustee) is featured in the July 3, 2006, issue of Newsweek "The Giving Back Awards: 15 People Who Make America Great."
Evolution Beneath the Waves
June 13, 2006 - Drew Allen, former member of SFI's weekly scaling group, appeared on NPR to discuss his current work in evolutionary biology. The paper that the story references appears in the June 13 issue of PNAS and is co-authored with several SFI-affiliated researchers including Van Savage and Jim Brown.
2006 Fellowship Recipient
June 6, 2006 - John Mark Agosta, of Intel Corp., is the recipient of the 2006 Business Network Fellowship. In his application, John proposed to apply methods with origins in Bayesian decision theory and modeling to autonomous collaboration among networked computers. At Intel, John is part of Intel Research's DDI network intrusion project, where his work involves developing probabilistic models for intelligent diagnosis and management.
New Book By Business Network Member (PDF)
June 2, 2006 - Eric Beinhocker, of McKinsey Global Institute, has written a new book, The Origin of Wealth: Evolution, Complexity, and the Radical Remaking of Economics. Aimed at a non-academic general and business audience, Eric's book prominently features the work of SFI researchers such as Professor J. Doyne Farmer and Professor Sam Bowles. Read a review of the book in Wired magazine.
Business Network Member Featured in Harvard Business Review
May 22, 2006 - Harvard Business Review selected Jeffrey R. Cares, President & CEO of SFI Business Network Member Alidade Incorportaed, for HBR's The List -- Breakthrough Ideas for 2006. Jeff was featured at #5 -- Battle of the Networks. The article appeared in the May 2006 issue.
Speakers Confirmed for June Meeting
May 9, 2006 - Stephanie Forrest, Geoffrey West, Raissa D'Souza, and Melanie Moses have been confirmed as speakers for the Topical Meeting scheduled for June 28 in Seattle, WA.
Registration Deadline
April 7, 2006 - Today is the last day to register for the Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation Course.
Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation Course
March 27, 2006 - Argonne National Laboratory and SFI will be hosting an intensive introduction to agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS) with a focus on business applications on April 24-28, 2006.
Winter 2006 Bulletin Available
March 21, 2006 - The current issue of this annual magazine informs SFI's friends and supporters about work at the Institute (PDF 19 MB).
SFI Featured in National Geographic
March 20, 2006 - SFI is mentioned in the March 2006 issue of National Geographic. "The Origin of Life Through Chemistry," an article by Joel Achenbach, describes work by Harold Morowitz, Professor, George Mason University, and Eric Smith, Professor, SFI.
SFI Featured in the Santa Fean
March 7, 2006 - "The Science of Synergy" by Elizabeth Wolf in the March 2006 issue focuses on SFI and includes discussions with George Cowan, Murray Gell-Mann, and Geoffrey West. Download the article in PDF format (704 KB).
Watts in Science
Feb. 24, 2006 - Duncan Watts (External Faculty) coauthored a report in the February 10, 2006 issue of Science entitled "Experimental Study of Inequality and Unpredictability in an Artificial Cultural Market."
Business Network Fellowship 2006
Jan. 25, 2006 - The 2006 Business Network Fellowship position is open to individuals from member companies of the Santa Fe Institute Business Network. This position allows an individual up to four weeks of visitation at the Institute over a two-year period to pursue research congruent with the science of the Santa Fe Institute. One Fellowship per year is awarded.
First Page 9 of 9

News Media Contact

  • John German
  • Director of Communications
  • (505) 946-2798


Parallax newsletter
Bulletin magazine
Follow SFI

SFI in the News