Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Video "Lessons from the Peloton"

I've prepared an 8 minute video Lessons from the Peloton  in which I discuss the concept of group sorting and phase transitions in pelotons. I show my own footage of various bicycle races, flocks, non-biological systems, and other kinds of human organizations.  It's a "popular" video, which I've actually entered as a submission to the Vancouver Island Short Film Festival.  As an amateur videographer, I don't have a good sense of its chances in making it into the festival, but whether the video gets into the festival or not, it helps to explain in a non-technical way some of my own work and interest in the behavior of pelotons.


  1. I love your video for the content and ideas which I find fascinating but the film festival entries I've watched have trained producers on the team.

    I hope it makes it.

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    2. Thanks for your note Ken. Sorry I've taken so long to reply, I didn't see it until just now. The video is definitely a long shot - either way I'll have the video available to help popularize some of my own work and observations in the field. Thanks again! Best regards, Hugh