Interregnum: Never Smart Enough?(manuscript in process) about how the relationship
between three nested evolving systems - technology, capitalism, and sociopolitical - appear
to be leading toward nonlinear systemic transformation.
Augmented Knowledge Systems (2014), requested Rotarian Presentation focused on the
relationship between the economic and technological systems and their direction as a single evolving
Which Way is Up? (2005) http://www2.tku.edu.tw/~tddx/jfs/10.2.35.pdf assessment of the
implications and dangers of growing excess complexity on various evolving systems,
republished multiple times, including Spanish journal, “Periscopi,” and “Journal of
A Passion to Evolve (2000) http://www.sssgrp.com/Menu/DissAbstracts/SocialSystems/Huston.htm
Ph.D. thesis about the symmetries in how systems evolve and forecasting their plausible, linear and
high probability nonlinear alternative outcomes.
Re-imaging the Future: Toward Democratic Governance: a Report of the Global
Governance Reform Project by Global Governance Reform Project, (2000) article co-
authored with Dr. Majid Tehranian on the state of democracy as an evolving system.
Maximizing Evolvability (1998, reissued 2002) http://abs.sagepub.com/content/42/3/436
in “American Behavioral Scientist” and “Advancing Futures” article discussing importance
evolution’s prime directive in the face of entropy at all system scales.
Framework for Designing Architectural Futures (1996). Commissioned by the Northwest
Regional Architectural Conference on the impact of the Internet for the field architecture
Evolutionary Systems Theory and Parapolitics (1995) discussion of how nonlinear change in
other nested evolving systems – astrophysical, biological, cerebral, economic technological - might be
manifested in political systems
American Governmental Institutions: Federal Systems and Local Government (1994).
Requested by the Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange’s Workshop on Administration
What are the Greatest Challenges For Evolutionary Theory in Our Times? (1992)
http://www.futures.hawaii.edu/publications/half-fried-ideas/J1/huston.pdf First International Brandenburg
Colloquium of Evolutionary Thought.
Application and Use of Online Communication Systems (1978, reissued 1993)
Interactive Communications System for the Constitutional Network (1977)
article in “Network Nation” describing an experiment in human communication via computers
Program #CZ-17403, 2020 Communication Futures for Hawaii (1977) work of fiction about
the impact of emerging communication technologies.
Policy and Planning Issues: Info Flows – Into, Across, & Out from Hawaii (1977)
article for Hawaii State Library Assn. on a range of societal implications associated with changing
A Government Scenario for 1985 (1977) article for Chamber of Commerce speculating on the
coming relationship between changing economy and government services
Free Flow Feedback Portal (1975) thesis on inevitable emergence of an internet-like
Coming Techno-Anarchy (1972) paper speculating on the implications of emerging technologies on