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The account is basically bursting with stories as you keep folding the pages, from Interesting book, the author is hunting an answer for the human predictability two questions: The only concepts I learned here were that bqrabasi queues can give power burets distributions of waiting times, and that Levy flights can produce non-recurrent random walks even in 2 dimensions.

Every other chapter was the author telling the tale of some cardinal in the Crusades and a battle and.

Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do by Albert-László Barabási

burssts I must also add that I was partly swayed to read this book by the endorsement from Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the back cover; that endorsement has unfortunately harmed Taleb’s credibility in my eyes.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. While “Linked” presented plenty of solid and useful science in an appealing format, “Bursts” has minimal scientific content and I learned almost nothing.

The book is organized into four sections, each preceded by an editors’ introduction summarizing its contents and general theme. This book jumps into stories about a Hungarian knight and a travelling immigratnt in the USA.


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I should have given up on this book but I finished it anyway, expecting a payoff late in the text. Now, he does refer to this incident from time to time, but it wasn’t important enough to make slog through it.

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There were many interesting bits throughout the book but I came away wishing it had just been written with less affectation and more directness. I wanted to like this more than I did. Butterworth IV and W. All those electronic trails of time stamped texts, voicemails, and internet searches add barabask to a previously unavailable massive data set of statistics that track our movements, our decisions, our lives.

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Oct 06, Murwan rated it liked it. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. The scene where he goes to the archives of Nagyszeben in order to see with his own eyes one letter written in as part of his investigation really makes me empathize with him.

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Illustrated throughout in full colour, this pioneering textbook, spanning a wide range of topics from physics to computer science, engineering, economics and the social sciences, introduces network science to an interdisciplinary audience.


Once it was explained, I understood it and just leaned back to enjoy the ride. For those who are more casually curious about the dynamics burrsts human behavior, this book is an easy and entertaining introduction.

The pattern isn’t random, it’s “bursty. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Please try again later. It was great when out of the blue he would illustrate what he was trying to explain with a funny yet clearly relevant Butsts liked this book a lot, but not for the reasons I was expecting. With that we arrive at a new paradigm I call prospective privacy.

Silverman Big data, genomics, and quantitative approaches to network-based analysis are combining to advance bhrsts frontiers of medicine as never before. Recognizing this disconnect, Laszlo Barabasi, one of the world’s leading experts on the science of networks, uncovers what success really is: The author makes reference p.

The stories are easy to follow but the theory bufsts a bit more difficult to comprehend. At 32, he was the youngest professor to… More about Albert-Laszlo Barabasi.

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