From one of the world’s leading data scientists, a landmark tour of the new science of idea flow offering revolutionary insights into the mysteries of collective intelligence and social influence.
Security and Privacy in Social Networks brings to the forefront innovative approaches for analyzing and enhancing the security and privacy dimensions in online social networks, and is the first comprehensive attempt dedicated entirely to this field.
Social explorers spend enormous amounts of time searching for new people and ideas—but not necessarily the best people or ideas. Instead, they seek to form connections with many different kinds of people and to gain exposure to a broad variety of thinking.
How can we create organizations and governments that are cooperative, productive, and creative? These are the questions of Social Physics, and they are especially important right now, because of global competition, environmental challenges, and government failure.
Ongoing cyberattacks, hacks, data breaches, and privacy concerns demonstrate vividly the inadequacy of existing methods of cybersecurity and the need to develop new and better ones. This book brings together experts from across MIT to explore recent advances in cybersecurity from management, technical, and sociological perspectives.
As we engage more and more with social networking sites, there is always the danger of a “group think” mentality–when people follow a group consensus rather than critically evaluate information.
Presents recent research on swarms and network intelligence in search systems. Applies swarm intelligence methods to search technology.
Financial technology innovation has exploded in the popular consciousness, and promises a radical transformation of the global financial services industry. Over $20 billion is expected to be invested in fintech projects in 2016.