The latest explainer/game from Nicky Case is an absolutely brilliant interactive piece on small world networks.
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
This looks like being a thoroughly excellent event at The Royal Society, featuring Tim Berners-Lee and Albert-Laszlo Barabasi.
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
An extremely addictive bit of fun with small world network theory as applied to music.
Thursday, September 17th, 2009
Six degrees of separation as applied to Wikipedia articles. Read on to find the Kevin Bacon of Wikipedia pages.
Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
It turns out that the brain is a scale-free small-world network in a state of self-organised criticality. Just like the internet.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008
Duncan Watts works at Yahoo Research? I had no idea! Ironically, it was Gladwell's Tipping Point that first led me to Watts' work.
Friday, August 31st, 2007
A lovely visual of contacts of your Twitter contacts, exploring those six degrees.
Saturday, March 17th, 2007
The Dunbar number gets bandied about a lot in conversations about social networks these days. Here's the original paper that shows the research behind the oft-misused term.