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Nicholas Christakis:
Nicholas Christakis: Cómo las redes sociales predicen epidemias

TED@Cannes · 17:54 · Filmed Jun 2010
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Nicholas Christakis: Nicholas Christakis: Cómo las redes sociales predicen epidemias
17:54 · Filmed June 2010 at TED@Cannes · Subtitles available in 28 languages

Después de mapear las intricadas redes sociales humanas, Nicholas Christakis y su colega James Fowler, comenzaron a investigar cómo esta información puede mejorar nuestras vidas. Ahora revela sus hallazgos recientes: estas redes se pueden usar para detectar tanto epidemias en forma más temprana que nunca, así como difusión de ideas innovadoras y comportamientos arriesgados, o virus como el H1N1.

Physician, social scientist
Nicholas Christakis explores how the large-scale, face-to-face social networks in which we are embedded affect our lives, and what we can do to take advantage of this fact. Full bio
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