Monday, January 25, 2010

The Seed Salon: Albert-László Barabási and James Fowler

Nice discussion.

Albert-László Barabási + James Fowler

Barabási mathematically describes networks in the World Wide Web, the internet, the human body, and society at large. Fowler seeks to identify the social and biological links that define us as humans. In this video Salon, Barabási and Fowler discuss contagion and the Obama campaign, debate the natural selection of robustness, and ask: Is society turning inward?

Read the transcript first published in Seed 20, February 2009.

Albert-László Barabási + James Fowler The Seed Salon

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