Online download Six Degrees The Science of a Connected Age Open Market Edition AUTHOR Duncan J. Watts – norfolkfmradio.co.uk
Ligence that I was able to understand this bookof course the parts that interested me the most were 1 network theory used to examine spread of disease 2 designing flexible robust response systems A look at the maths behind the idea that there are six degreees of separation and other networking theories Interesting *stuff and I like the fact that the author is not afraid to include plenty of graphs to *and I like the fact that the author is not afraid to include plenty of graphs to his ideas popular science books that insist on using only Networks are everywhere in the real world yet only recently have scientists attempted to explain their mysterious workingsFrom epidemics of disease to outbreaks of market madness from people searching for information to firms outbreaks of market madness from people searching for information
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Ords drive me nuts This book was OK I think I would have liked it if I knew about math and statistics Watts raised some interesting points in I would have liked it if I knew about math and statistics Watts raised some interesting points in book and who can forget playing the 6 degrees from Kevin Bacon Watts was not able to apply his findings to real world examples in a way that made the connections understandable to a layman In addition at the end of it all there was no tangible finding or process that could be applied by a reader to utilize network. Ationships to the technological and social choices Of Entire Watts Weaves entire societies Watts weaves a network of discoveries across an array of disciplines to tell the story of an explosive new field of knowledge the people who are building it and his own peculiar path in forging this new scien. Abandoned reading this Maybe I ll come back to it some other time 80 pages in I still felt like I hadn *t learned anything I didn t already know I don t have the patience to *learned anything I didn t already know I don t have the patience to reading Not really all that engaging but one of the first non fiction books to keep reading Not really all that engaging but one of the first non fiction books ve got through in a while It gives some interesting insights but ultimately it s a bit old and too much work in reading through it for the little gain in knowledge it provides It s a sign of the author s great intel. In this remarkable book Duncan Watts one of the principal architects of network theory sets out to explain the innovative research that he and
Other Scientists Are Spearheading To Create Ascientists are spearheading to create a of our connected planet Whether they bind computers economies or terrorist organizations.