sociology

Analytics Roundup: Gladwell drops and Tokyo pops

Tipped over: social influence "tipping point" theory debunked
Gladwell’s model posits that a few hyperconnected "influentials" are the key to the runaway viral spread of fads, fashions, ideas, and behaviors. What turns out to be the deciding factor is not the "influentials," but the people who are easily influenced.
Information Architects Japan » Blog Archive » Web Trend Map 2008 Beta
Map of the internet using Tokyo area subway as the charting coordinates,