In a recent project that I’ve been working on (Twitter SNA focus and I’ll tell you more about this project later), an interesting question came up from the client – “So this group is always retweeting/sharing from this [...]
A few years ago a company named Klout appeared that promised to be able to measure social media influence using what they called the Klout score. Today Klout was bought out by some marketing automation company called Lithium Tech.
So using the EVE API I downloaded the star system list and their connections from the EVE Online Universe–a favorite time-passing hobby of mine–and ran several network and visualization analysis on the data. I found some [...]
When Granovetter came up with his strength of weak ties theory back in 1973, the Internet wasn’t around and Internet technologies such as the semiconductor which was used to build computers were still in [...]
One of the most important applications of network science is the ability to apply it to organizations-a specialty of mine. A while ago I wrote a (pretty long) white paper to help explain the importance [...]
For weeks now we have been watching with awe, and dismay as the National Security Administration (NSA) spying program story unfolds. For scientists and practitioners that work with social and [...]