Knowledge cybernetics is an interdisciplinary framework that sits within complex systems and post-normal science. It focuses on understanding and developing autonomous social collectives, entities that rely on knowledge and its processes to exist and evolve. This concept is a progression of Schwarz’s method for modeling viable systems, which integrates various ideas to bridge gaps in understanding how knowledge-driven systems operate. 1 2

A concept to think about when evolving my digital garden, in terms of established experiences and guidelines around the optimal practice of collecting and handling knowledge either as an individual or a group of people.


  1. Knowledge Cybernetics: A Metaphor for Post-Normal Science

  2. Knowledge cybernetics: a new metaphor for social collectives