Holiday Networks

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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. These reunions help maintain the connections between the many spokes in the network [usually the siblings and cousins].

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. I was talking to one of the electronic artists and he asked "I wonder what your networks sound like? You should try to put your networks to music/sound."

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 colder it gets the more power they have.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

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For Managers For Educators For Corporate Buyers Harvard Business Review Visit Harvard Business School Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Publishing Archive/Back Issues Customer Service HBR Email Newsletters Cart Store All Products All Articles Sign In or Subscribe Now How Social Networks Network Best by Alex Pentland The humble bee has much to teach us about the flow ofinformation in our own organizations.

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

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