Cybernetics is a part of the optimization process, the
need to control small and large systems of all kinds and to have them
work optimally. That is the modern definition, but the need to control
is a typically human trait and goes back a long way.
While the field of cybernetics and control systems
isn't all that widely recognized, the need to exert control over
ourselves, our environment and our development is greater than ever
before. Can cybernetics help in creating a better world?
The development of cybernetics applications is
growing as the need to semi-automate systems is getting more intense.
But just how far or how much should a cybernetic system control our