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Holiday Networks

TNT - The Network Thinker

Above is a picture of winter in Latvia [for you urbanites, and Equator-huggers, this is what a sleigh ride to Grandma's house may look like]. David Lazar has a great holiday post on his blog -- all about how holiday family get-togethers help weave, and strengthen, the family network. What does that picture reveal about our networks?

Listening to Conversations

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Several years ago I was invited to speak on "social cartography" at the ART + COMMUNICATION conference in Riga, Latvia. Included in that conference program were performances of ambient electronic music -- some very unique, using processed signals from old Soviet radar installations that still exist in some parts of the Baltics. Enjoy!

Power in Economic Networks

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The proposed pipeline will leave Russia between Estonia and Finland and run down the Baltic Sea past Latvia and Lithuania to the German coast.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. One of the most important group decisions made by a bee colony is where tolocate the hive. Bees use a kind of “idea market” to guide their discovery: The colonysends out a small number of scouts to survey the environment.

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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