Archive for the ‘Networks’ Category

Congratulations, Renkoo!

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

Renkoo has officially gone into "beeta" status. Renkoo is social webware(*) that helps people get together for fun or whatever. Good luck, Renkoo! My friend Joyce Park's giving me a fetching black and pink tee-shirt has nothing to do with this shout out--I'm much too old to shout out (or, ...

The Internet, 1972

Saturday, March 18th, 2006

"Here is an instance of the Arpanet, as it was recently configured," says Bob Kahn of BBN. From The Heralds of Resource Sharing, a 1972 documentary on the creation of Arpanet.

The long tail of suicide choice points

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005

The San Francisco Chronicle has published an interesting graphic showing the number of suicides per location at the Golden Gate Bridge (each location is linked to a light pole, of which there are 128). My morbid curiosity asked whether this would show a long tail-like distribution, given the "many choices, ...

Great ‘long tail’ graph

Thursday, July 7th, 2005

See the details at The Long Tail: Updated music data, or click on the image above.

The Art of the Fast Take

Friday, July 1st, 2005

The Art of the Fast Take: good stuff by my cousin-in-law Tim Oren on learning (about) a new field in a hurry. (Although the last recommendation -- hire someone to learn it for you -- might be a bit too specific to VCs).

MIT Weblog Survey

Friday, July 1st, 2005

I just like the sticker, I guess.

2004 Sacred Harp Frequency of Choices

Saturday, June 4th, 2005

I've done an analysis of how frequently hymns from the Denson book were chosen during annual singings in 2004 (as recorded by the Sacred Harp Minutes book). I tried to be careful to count only selections from Denson. I didn't look at choices from singings specifically listed as Cooper Book or ...

Opening and closing hymn choices in 2004 singings

Sunday, May 22nd, 2005

I posted this note to the mailing list (Sacred Harp singing discussions): Hello all, I did a frequency analysis of the songs led as either the opening, or the closing, hymn during the 222 singings reported in the 2004 minutes book. Here are the songs most frequently led as an opening song (five or more ...

Social networks of social networkers

Friday, May 20th, 2005

Physcists and sociologists don't cite each other much while doing social network research.

2004 Sacred Harp Singings

Saturday, May 14th, 2005

I created a map of 2004 Sacred Harp Singings. Enjoy!

A study of a web quotation

Monday, February 14th, 2005

A study of a Web quotation (via mrh, who also has a nice picture of the Gates--Thanks, Mike!)