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Anatomy of an incident: Helicopter crash...

This work was inspired by the “Anatomy of the Osama Tweet“, in which the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death spreads just before it was officially announced by U.S. President Obama.  Naturally the original speculative tweet spread virally through Twitter.  My colleague Andrew Deacon and I have undertaken a similar analysis of information flows during […]

Do we need Google+?

Do we need Google+?

I love Google. Their tools have really changed my life, in many ways making information management a pleasure.  Now they’ve launched a new social network meant to help us organize our social life by categorizing our contacts into ‘circles’.  The circles are meant to let you control who you share content with.  Just as you […]