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Tribalism is coming back to haunt us | News24 - News24

Tribalism is coming back to haunt us | News24 - News24 | Social Network Analysis | Scoop.it
The legacy of colonialism and apartheid can be blamed for tribalism today.

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The unbearable lightness of Slavoj Žižek’s communism

The unbearable lightness of Slavoj Žižek’s communism | Social Network Analysis | Scoop.it

Marxism has always been, since the first collaborations of Marx and Engels, a thoroughgoing critique of capitalist society from the standpoint of a far less developed concept of socialism or communism. In this sense, its premise is a utopian conclusion never yet demonstrated – namely, that there can be a better form of modern society, based on a different regime of property, than one dominated by the accumulation of private capital. No one can in fairness require a detailed picture of this future condition but the vision has to enjoy some minimum plausibility. Otherwise, only a description of capitalism can be offered and some suggestions for reform but no fundamental critique.


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Social network analysis of Twitter hashtag usage during protests in Russia

Alexander Semenov's slides from ASNA2012 with some findings from dataset I've gathered from Twitter during protest meetings in Moscow on 24th of December 2011


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Accelerationism

Accelerationism | Social Network Analysis | Scoop.it
There’s a lively debate going on about ‘accelerationism’. As Reza Negarastani has suggested, it might be a way in which big picture speculative thought about historical circumstances has returned after the decline of Marxism.

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Origin of Peer Influence in Social Networks

Social networks pervade our everyday lives: we interact, influence, and are influenced by our friends and acquaintances. With the advent of the World Wide Web, large amounts of data on social networks have become available, allowing the quantitative analysis of the distribution of information on them, including behavioral traits and fads. Recent studies of correlations among members of a social network, who exhibit the same trait, have shown that individuals influence not only their direct contacts but also friends’ friends, up to a network distance extending beyond their closest peers. Here, we show how such patterns of correlations between peers emerge in networked populations. We use standard models (yet reflecting intrinsically different mechanisms) of information spreading to argue that empirically observed patterns of correlation among peers emerge naturally from a wide range of dynamics, being essentially independent of the type of information, on how it spreads, and even on the class of underlying network that interconnects individuals. Finally, we show that the sparser and clustered the network, the more far reaching the influence of each individual will be.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.098702

Origin of Peer Influence in Social Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 098702 – Published 6 March 2014
Flávio L. Pinheiro, Marta D. Santos, Francisco C. Santos, and Jorge M. Pacheco


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Eli Levine's curator insight, March 10, 2014 5:16 PM

Indeed, we are all interconnected in very profound and subtle ways, whether we accept it or not.


This one's for the Libertarians and conservatives out there, who don't seem to think that their actions effect the other, or that the other can effect them, or that the actions done onto the other will effect the actions that are done onto them by the other.

 

Kind of like how they blame the poor for being angry at the rich, after the poor produced the wealth that engorges the rich.

 

Silly people....

 

Think about it.

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Webcast: Using Social Network Analysis to Understand Campaign Finance

Webcast: Using Social Network Analysis to Understand Campaign Finance | Social Network Analysis | Scoop.it
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free It's presidential election season again — and, besides the pageantry and debates, it means that American political views and attitudes are on display in a uniquely American way.
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