Tips for communicating complexity: Make the abstract tangible and connect it to people’s lives

Erica Gunn
Weather patterns, telecommunications networks, human intelligence, social systems, ecosystems, and even life are examples of complex systems that we encounter every day – yet sometimes find difficult to comprehend. Improving methods for communicating complexity can make businesses more efficient, inform our understanding of society, elucidate scientific problems, and aid in the communication of data. As a design problem, communicating complexity poses many interesting challenge.