Nicholas Christakis on the Situation of Epidemics
Posted by The Situationist Staff on July 16, 2011
From TED Talks:
After mapping humans’ intricate social networks, Nicholas Christakis and colleague James Fowler began investigating how this information could better our lives. Now, he reveals his hot-off-the-press findings: These networks can be used to detect epidemics earlier than ever, from the spread of innovative ideas to risky behaviors to viruses (like H1N1).
Related Situationist posts:
- “The Situation of Social Networks,”
- “The Social Situation of Breaking Up,”
- “Social Networks,”
- “Common Cause: Combating the Epidemics of Obesity and Evil,” and
- “Situational Obesity, or, Friends Don’t Let Friends Eat and Veg.”
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