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Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread--The

Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread--The Lessons from a New Science by Alex Pentland

Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread--The Lessons from a New Science



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Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread--The Lessons from a New Science Alex Pentland ebook
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
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ISBN: 9781594205651
Page: 320


Typical examples include the raise of confirm empirically. Jun 30, 2008 - Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: New York, USA, 2007 "This book is about wealth, power and politics, class hatred, and racial segregation. Apr 29, 2014 - Lesson 3: I found myself veering between 'oh wow, this is a whole new way of seeing the world' and 'this is just describing what we do already in a new vocabulary'. Dec 11, 2013 - It was an unscripted moment: beginning a talk Monday night at the Photonics Center, Alexis Ohanian, founder of the popular news and discussion site Reddit, asked his student listeners if any had ideas for a tech start-up, Now at age 30 a tech elder statesman, he was at BU to pitch his advice (and his new book, on the internet's potential for good, Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed,). Jan 28, 2014 - Precipitation, surely, but not inspiration, as cold and rainy weather battered the spires and the New Theatre on George Street, venue of 2014's TEDxOxford. It is about fads, fashions, It is written in an easy to read non-academic style and assumes no prior knowledge of either physics or social science. The basic The idea is that good models often throw out lots of details that are not important to the fundamental process of interest and that through such abstraction one can find great generality. 5 days ago - Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread—The Lessons from a New Science (The Penguin Press, 2014), by Alex “Sandy” Pentland, reviewed by Steve Gladis. Apr 11, 2014 - Physics > Physics and Society Frequently, these changes in trends are triggered by a few innovators who rapidly impose their ideas through "viral" influence spreading producing cascades of followers fragmenting an old network to create a new one. Ultimately, the theory predicts the conditions for viral cascading in a large class of multiplex networks ranging from social to financial systems and markets.

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