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Nicholas Christakis: Hur sociala nätverk kan förutsäga epidemier

TED@Cannes · 17:54 · Filmed Jun 2010
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Efter ha mappat mänskligt sammasatta sociala nätverk började Nicholas Christakis och hans kollega James Fowler undersöka hur kunde göra vår liv bättre. Nu avslöjar han sina sensationella rön: Dessa nätverk kan användas för att detektera epidemier tidigare än förut, allt från spridning av innovativa idéer till riskfulla beteende till virus (som 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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