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Once I read on the Internet that the late Richard Feynman was skeptical of the concept of "complexity research" . Do you think he changed his mind to a certain degree after encountering your ideas? Is this mentioned in your new 'Idea Makers' book?

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Is the ocean acidification rate (= atmospheric CO2 dissolves in the seawater) slowing or accelerating? How long can it continue without becoming a major problem to humanity?

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The IT world has re-discovered Neural Networks; These days there is a lot of hype around deep learning. It's rather quiet at the "Cellular Automata" frontier (at stackoverflow.com, ~50 questions are tagged as such). Does this bother you?

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Is drought a big problem for wildlife in Kenya?

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Let's imagine the scenario of the thinning polar ice cap being destroyed in a single event / few events (e.g. by storms or high seas). Is this realistic? Would this accelerate climate change?