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The rules of contagion : why things spread - and why they stop, Adam Kucharski

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The rules of contagion : why things spread - and why they stop
Title
The rules of contagion
Title remainder
why things spread - and why they stop
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Adam Kucharski
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Why things spread - and why they stop
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eng
Summary
A deadly virus suddenly explodes into the population. A political movement gathers pace, and then quickly vanishes. An idea takes off like wildfire, changing our world forever. We live in a world that's more interconnected than ever before. Our lives are shaped by outbreaks of disease, of misinformation, even of violence that appear, spread and fade away with bewildering speed. To understand them, we need to learn the hidden laws that govern them. From 'superspreaders' who might spark a pandemic or bring down a financial system to the social dynamics that make loneliness catch on, The Rules of Contagion offers compelling insights into human behaviour and explains how we can get better at predicting what happens next. Along the way, Adam Kucharski explores how innovations spread through friendship networks, what links computer viruses with folk stories and why the most useful predictions aren't necessarily the ones that come true
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Kucharski, Adam
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Contagion (Social psychology)
  • Internet
  • Mathematical models
  • Mathematical models
  • Epidemics
  • Social networks
Target audience
adult
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The rules of contagion : why things spread - and why they stop, Adam Kucharski
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781788164726
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(paperback)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The rules of contagion : why things spread - and why they stop, Adam Kucharski
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781788164726
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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