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Christopher G. Brinton *16 and Prof. Mung Chiang Reveal the Power of Networks

December 21, 2016

In their new book, The Power of Networks: Six Principles That Connect Our Lives (Princeton University Press), Christopher G. Brinton *16 and EE professor Mung Chiang lay out six basic principles that govern the behavior of the networks behind everything from cellphone connections to Netflix’s recommendations algorithm. Using accessible language, simple math, and insights from experts like former Verizon Wireless CEO Dennis Strigl, Brinton and Chiang help readers deepen their understanding of phenomena such as the wisdom of crowds and viral videos.  More details can be found here.