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Social Networks from the Perspective of Physics

Social Networks from the Perspective of Physics

This video was recorded at 4th European Conference on Complex Systems. 'In the history of public speaking, there have been many famous denials. One sunny day in 1880, Karl Marx declared: 'I am not a Marxist'. On a less auspicious occasion in 1973, Richard Nixon insisted 'I am not a crook'. Neither Marx' nor Nixon's audience gave much credence to their denials, and you too may respond with disbelief when I tell you that 'I am not a networker'. (Marc Granovetter, Connections, 1990) ... 'Instead, the slogan of the day will be 'We are all networkers now'.


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