An real event within a network is an occurrence that produces the new topology: the edges between the nodes that didn’t exist before, the constellations that transcend the already existing field of possibilities. Using Alain Badiou’s propositions from “Being and Event” as well as a recent study from LIP6 lab in France, we bring together the philosophical and scientific explanations for an event, which has the capacity to change the context.
Blog posts that originate in several different blogs that are semantically related have a better chance of being disseminated throughout the blogosphere – but only if the stories are picked up by the blogs that have different thematic as well.
How the new Facebook Graph Search promotes network thinking but keeps you within the filter bubble of your immediate surrounding.
This video from South Korea shows the intricate swarm choreography of the riot police units. Notice the similarities with insect swarms and the way the whole structure operates according to the global task (move back the crowd) through local self-organized clusters.