The Power Law of Information: Life in A Connected World
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The Power Law of Information: Life in A Connected World

by Srinath Srinivasa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761935126

ISBN-13: 9780761935124

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Power Law of Information investigates properties of frictionless, non-linear systems, and the unconventional thought processes needed to comprehend them. It also shows how information affects us in a variety of ways: be it human rationality, the spread of ideas in society, or global monetary systems. Drawing upon current research, author Srinath Srinivasa

Overview

The Power Law of Information investigates properties of frictionless, non-linear systems, and the unconventional thought processes needed to comprehend them. It also shows how information affects us in a variety of ways: be it human rationality, the spread of ideas in society, or global monetary systems. Drawing upon current research, author Srinath Srinivasa offers directions on how to model the new world taking shape and possibly to also steer it in the right direction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761935124
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Response Books Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Information and the Power Law
Non-linear Frictionless Systems
Information and Rationality
Information Networks and Cascades
Information and Money
Concluding Remarks
Bibliography and Selected Reading
Index

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