Nicholas Christakis:
Nicholas Christakis: Hoe sociale netwerken epidemieën voorspellen.

TED@Cannes · 17:54 · Filmed Jun 2010
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Nicholas Christakis: The hidden influence of social networks

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Nadat Nicholas Christakis en zijn collega James Fowler de ingewikkelde sociale netwerken van mensen in kaart hadden gebracht, begonnen zij uit te zoeken hoe deze informatie onze levens zou kunnen verbeteren. Nu laat hij zijn kersverse bevindingen zien: Deze netwerken kunnen gebruikt worden om epidemieën sneller dan ooit op te sporen, van vernieuwende ideeën tot de gevaarlijke gedragingen van virussen (zoals 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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