Tag: Social Physics
Sandy Pentland of MIT (courtesy of MIT)
Why do ideas spread from person to person? How do we marry the worlds of social influence, big data, and behavioural economics?
Enter Social Physics, a concept coined by MIT Professor Alex “Sandy” Pentland. Director of the Human Dynamics Laboratory, Pentland’s book Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread – The Lessons from New Science proposes a new theory of human social interaction.Read More