The Fake Afghan Village In The United States of America -Mental Model 014

Simulation

The imitation of a real-life situation or system.

 

Simulation Example:

In the Mojave Desert in California, there is an army base that has an entire fake Afghan town. Soldiers conduct military simulations in the town, enacting scenarios they will encounter when deployed overseas.

 

Wisdom:

“All models are wrong, but some are useful.” — George E. P. Box

 

Read more:

> Simulation on Wikipedia.