Category Archives: Social Networks

Microsoft and LinkedIn: Probably not good. Maybe not bad.

Oh, what to do about the Microsoft and LinkedIn deal? You may decide to delete your LinkedIn account, like Cathy O’Neil did. Or you may just decide to keep it, although unless you’re looking for a job, or looking for … Continue reading

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The science of the mosh pit

As a former participant in these types if gatherinings (although they were Funk mosh pits), thus is really interesting. It’s interesting becuase of the science relating sociological behaviours to more general science, and because its nice to reminice while reading … Continue reading

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Serious Zombie Research

In light of the coming zombie apocalypse, it’s good that someone is finally doing some serious zombie research. Thanks to Andrew Gelman for helping us get the tools we’ll need to be able to defend ourselves. Just as interesting is … Continue reading

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(Gold)Mining Social Networks for Corporate Compensation

Google turned up an article from 2007 about a research paper detailing the relationship between director compensation and the interrelatedness of the directors’ social networks. (The link in the original article is broken, but I found a link to the … Continue reading

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