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How to be a good gossip…or at least a good computational modeler

Here are two things that shouldn’t sur­prise you: Our past expe­ri­ences deter­mine our future behav­iors and our social inter­ac­tions are con­stantly changing. When it comes to humans oper­ating in the […]

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Polling in the new era of Italian politics

In late Feb­ruary, some­thing hap­pened to the Italian gov­ern­ment that had never hap­pened before: a hung par­lia­ment. After 75 per­cent of the pop­u­la­tion turned out to vote, it took two […]

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A new journal for a new science

Here’s a sta­tistic for you: From internet and mobile phone use to credit card trans­ac­tions and voting records, we now gen­erate more socio-​​​​economic data each 1.2 years than we did […]

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New technologies beget new science

Since you’re reading this blog, you’ve prob­ably heard of net­work sci­ence and big data by now. It’s the field of research in which sci­en­tists leverage the amazing amounts of data […]

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…and what about American Idol?

Last week I told you about work from Bruno Gonçalves, at the Lab­o­ra­tory of for the mod­eling of bio­log­ical and socio-​​​​techical sys­tems, about the Twitter behav­iors of politically-​​​​minded social media […]