Social Networking, 1700 to 1750

16 November 2010 at 12:56 pm 3 comments

| Peter Klein |

Some cool dataviz, via the NYT. Social networkers analyzed include Newton, Leibniz, Locke, Voltaire, Bentham, Boyle, Smith, etc. But really, how useful is a super-poke that takes a month to arrive?

Entry filed under: - Klein -, Ephemera, Facebook.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. gabrielrossman  |  18 November 2010 at 10:59 pm

    this was a major theme in Stephenson’s Quicksilver

  • 2. Rafe’s Roundup 19 Nov 2010 at Catallaxy Files  |  19 November 2010 at 1:54 am

    […] This looks like fun. When you find out how it works, let me know. […]

  • 3. Peter Klein  |  19 November 2010 at 2:26 pm

    Gabriel, funny you should mention that. Just this week I finished The System of the World, the final volume of Stephenson’s Baroque Cycle trilogy.

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