autopoiesis.

28 november 2017 "Living systems... are by definition "open self-organizing systems that have the special characteristics of life and interact with their environment. This takes place by means of information and material-energy exchanges..." — Elaine Parent, 'The Living Systems Theory of James Grier Miller', 1996. in Wikipedia "Autopoietic systems are "structurally coupled" with their medium, … Continue reading autopoiesis.