Social Physics: Oxymoron or Big 'Social' Data Tipping Point?
Governance in a Networked World
MAY 12, 2014
Pentland rightly points out that traditional survey based collections are mostly ‘single point in time’ (marked as ‘1’ in the graph) and therefore make it difficult to claim any cause and effect relationships from the results. I’ve long been a fan of Sandy Pentland’s work at the MIT media lab.