The starfish and the spider: book review

It is certainly a great book (this is the Amazon link), however, in my opinion, there’s still an important difference between two main kinds of decentralised organisations that should be defined in a more accurate way: structures like Wikipedia have a clear, well defined and global goal (for example, creating…

Are there isles inside LinkedIn?

It has been proved that social networks are based on a scale-free model: there are few hubs with lots of connections and several small nodes with few links. However, I wonder what is the level of global connectivity inside a well-known network like LinkedIn. In other words I’d like to know if there are small…