Originally published: St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1998.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 202) and index.
Coping with complexity -- Computation -- Military and democratic routes to complexity -- Imbalance of nature -- ABC of nature -- On the importance of being well connected -- Patterns in the sand -- Implications for computers -- Internet : superhighway or goat track? -- Complexity and life.