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The Hidden Influence of Social Networks – Nicholas Christakis

Nicholas Christakis’s TED video “The Hidden Influence of Social Networks” explains how these networks affect people’s life temperaments, choices and experiences. Human social networks tend to form clusters as opposed to a homogeneous lattice. Christakis introduces three possible theories as to why social networks cluster: induction, which is similar to contagiousness, spreading influence; homophily, where […]

Neural Networks and Trading

There are of course many kinds of networks that exist in our world, but one particular system is proving to be revolutionary in that it will continue to change engineering and business forever. The concept of neural networks is such that there is a set of algorithms that are “trainable”. These self-serving algorithms are able […]

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