A summary of Robert Hanson’s thoughts and implications how community network size impacts social norms
Malcom Gladwell’s recent article “Twitter, Facebook, and Social Activism” in the New Yorker provides food for thought about the nature and value of weak social ties versus strong ties
What’s better, more tightly clustered friends or more diverse friends in your social network? A recent article looks at behavioral adoption among social network models…
Christakis speaks powerfully on the value of social networks. Beyond the shear elegance and compelling delivery, his thoughts have something for everyone. He eloquently educates the audience on the fundamentals of social networks. But then piles it on to provide stunning implications. Christakis provides a clear way to look at things differently. For example, the… more »
Image via Wikipedia It’s the year 2020, and HIV no longer exists; an effective vaccine has been discovered. Ok, it’s unpredictable, but the dream may be closer to reality than you think. Picture this in the very near future: we’re in a remote village in Africa, there is a line of people waiting to receive… more »
Who are the global researchers leading the pack in research for Diabetes Type II? It may not be the people you expected!
Most of us are just part of some some social system and experience it firsthand. We learn who to ask for help. We learn who to avoid. But generally, we never bother to look at the whole or macro system – we are content to understand our immediate environment only.