This is the 10th post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.The friendship paradox was…

# Category: Concepts

## Concept 11: Lerman’s Majority Illusion and How it Distorts Our Perception

This is the 11th post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.This concept is directly…

## Concept 9: Scale Free Networks and Preferential Attachment

This is the 9th post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.This is one of…

## Concept 8: Metcalfe’s Law and Network Effects

This is the 8th post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.Network effects are a…

## Concept 7: Kevin Bacon and Six Degrees of Separation

This is the 7th post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.Many people have heard…

## Concept 6: McCabe’s Tight-Knitter, Compartmentaliser and Sampler Friend Networks

This is the 6th post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.Let’s take a look…

## Concept 5: Burt’s Structural Holes and When You Can be a Broker

This is the 5th post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.Alice (A),…

## Concept 4: Job Opportunities and Granovetter’s Strength of Weak Ties

This is the 4th post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.Let’s say…

## Concept 3: Using Krackhardt’s Kite to Explain Centrality

This is the 3rd post in a series. If you’re not familiar with how to read network graphs, you might prefer to start with Concept 1 or Concept 2.Above and…

## Concept 2: How to Read Graphs Using The Empire Strikes Back

The Star Wars movies have been subject to an incredible amount of analysis, including a fair amount of network analysis. Here’s what we can learn from reading this graph: There…