New Podcast: A Discussion of ‘Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread: The Lessons from a New Science’ by Alex Pentland

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On this episode Cristina and I discuss the new book by Alex Pentland called Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread–The Lessons from a New Science.

Topic of discussion: How digital sensors and big data are revolutionizing the social sciences. Also, a focus on the one social interaction pattern that has been shown to be most effective in generating creativity and productivity in individuals, groups and cities.

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