Linked:How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means


Notre Dame University physics professor Barabasi asserts that information, disease, knowledge and just about everything else is disseminated through a complex series of networks made up of interconnected hubs. For exceptionally well-read browsers, this book may be reminiscent of Steven Johnson's Emergence, with its emphasis on the mathematical underpinnings of social behavior or Malcolm Gladwell's The Tipping Point, which is mentioned. No matter, this book is lively, ambitious and intellectually stimulating.

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