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Visualize your connections through Gmail

Visualize your connections through Gmail

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 in Weblog | 0 comments

We’ve covered the power of one’s own personal social connections with medical school & residency as an example, visualizing with LinkedIn using Inmaps, and Facebook using TouchGraph. The most intriguing visualization tool I’ve encountered is a bit unexpected: one that was made to highlight privacy issues and the NSA’s...

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Visualize your connections through Facebook

Visualize your connections through Facebook

Posted on Aug 11, 2013 in Weblog | 0 comments

We’ve covered the power of one’s own personal social connections with medical school & residency as an example, and visualizing with LinkedIn using Inmaps. How do you visualize your friends & connections in one screen, using Facebook? Touchgraph, an older Java application, seems to be the best way at visualizing your Facebook...

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Visualize your connections through LinkedIn

Visualize your connections through LinkedIn

Posted on Aug 7, 2013 in Weblog | 0 comments

My last post spoke on weak ties vs strong ties, and how important a social network is for “private information, access to diverse skill sets, and power” (Uzzi). The concept of weak ties first came from Mark S. Granovetter, currently a sociology professor at Stanford University and formerly at Johns Hopkins University. Granovetter introduced the...

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Experiencing Hack-a-thons in Sacramento: Cereal Hack 3 spurs creative apps, clever devices

Experiencing Hack-a-thons in Sacramento: Cereal Hack 3 spurs creative apps, clever devices

Posted on Aug 5, 2013 in Weblog | 0 comments

Hack-a-thon events bring software developers, business developers, designers, and dreamers together to think up, build, and create projects. Within the past few years, hack-a-thons — also known by other names like code-a-thons or appjams — have encouraged quick turnaround times for projects. These are extraordinarily popular in the San Francisco / Silicon...

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