Bruno Latour in his talk addressing the participants of International Seminar on Network Theory (2011) offers a brief introduction to Actor-Network theory and proposes the future development of technology, software, and interfaces which would bring the intelligence of network thinking to the end-users as well as the sociologists who study their behaviour.
Sharad Goel from Yahoo! research talks about the structure of online diffusion networks and the nature of the rare “viral” events.
A talk by David Hales from Open University about the behavior of defectors, social innovation, evolution, tribes and rationality. Recorded at The Interdisciplinary Workshop on Evolution of Social Norms at Henley Business School, UK, in December 2011.
Network analysis and graph visualization software that’s fast, light, and easy to use. Gephi is also completely free of charge, open source, runs on all major platforms, and has a powerful toolkit for web applications.
An ongoing research into the nature of protest movement, reclaiming the space, and belief in believing.