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During a conversation near the conclusion of the book in the Reading group Guide, Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler are asked this question: The world becomes smaller and more meaningful after reading this engaging book.

Read it yourself and find out. Based on scientific studies, the book’s authors thoroughly explain this issue.

Finally they walk us through several examples. Tapa blanda Compra verificada. Most interesting of all is how the ripples just fade away at the third layer, over and over again throughout their studies and their testing. Also, the point made by the authors about the impact others have on us and the impact we have on others was intriguing, especially that “You do not have to be a superstar to have this power. Renowned scientists Christakis and Fowler present compelling evidence for our profound influence on one another’s tastes, health, wealth, happiness, beliefs, even weight, as they explain how social networks form and how they operate.

The premise of the book is pretty simple. How We Profit from Social Media. I read this book when it was first published in but am only now getting around to re-reading and then reviewing it. It provides a swath of important research in one place for readers and makes it a stimulating read. A book based on many statistics as social networks influence us in our lives today.


Your behavior within a network is probably following one of three paths; cooperator, you’re willing to help others, free rider, you’re letting others do the heavy lifting, enforcer, you’re making sure everyone follows the rules.

Those people also have another set of friends and acquaintances. And here’s the kicker, that third layer, not your friend, or your friend’s friend, but your friends friends friend can affect your daily mood, the amount of exercise you do, whether or not you smoke, your involvement in crime, all sorts of things. Its not one of those lighy easy going business books. The implication of technology.

Along the way you also learn about things like why you jicholas only have somewhere between close friends. The authors excel at drawing out the devil in the detail.

Ver las 3 opiniones. In short, a fascinating book. This book is pretty dense and well organized. All you need to do is connect” p. This is a very considerable piece of work and it’s has deep implications for understanding human behaviors.

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Also, how you can influence your network. Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este momento. What this book did cover about pre-Facebook era and the rise of Facebook was insightful. Guidance around this network thing would have been nice. Vuelva a intentarlo nicnolas otro momento.

The importance of networks. The authors build up the definition of what a network is and our role in a network.


Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. Mostrando de 3 opiniones. Since then, the nature and extent of social media have expanded and extended far beyond anything that Tim Berners-Lee could have imagined twenty years ago when he developed his concept of the worldwide “web” of electronic connection and a.chrishakis while working as an independent contractor the for European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN.

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Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Each of these types of networks influences you differently. Your close friends and acquaintances also have friends and acquaintances, that may or may not over lap with yours.

Presumably Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler, co-authors of Connected, are amazed by the growth of networks of various kinds since they published their book.

How important it is to know that we can make the world better through our connections with others promoting things of value such as truth, beauty, and justice those traits upheld by the A.chrisgakis. It also matters the type of network that you have. How these are to a degree biological factors hardwired into you. The numerous illustrations very helpful in understanding the points being made in the book about the impact of relationships being interconnected and the impact that this has on our lives and decisions.

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