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Let's Start An Epidemic


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How does the common cold spread through a group of friends or co-workers. What about other contagions? Can a contagion be used for good? Doc explores how things like disease, politics, and even moods travel through (meat-space) social networks. What impact do we have on others? What impact do they have on us? And what does this mean for members of the software development community?

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Let's Start An Epidemic

  1. Let’s Start an Epidemic! Doc Norton
 Global Director of Engineering Culture Groupon
  2. 1979
  3. 1979
  4. 1979 KISS Sucks!!
  5. “Anyone on earth, at my or anyone’s will, can now learn in just a few minutes what I think or do” - Frigyes Karinthy
  6. Player Friend Hearst Ford Foreman Riveter
  8. But it’s not that simple...
  9. Obesity
  10. Smoking
  11. Alcohol Consumption
  12. Depression
  13. Happiness
  14. Happiness
  15. Happiness
  16. Kindness
  17. Compassion
  18. Love
  19. love
  20. love
  21. 1989
  22. 1989
  23. 1989
  24. love
  25. love
  26. Love
  27. Love is a Contagion
  28. Doc Norton
 Global Director of Engineering Culture Groupon
 @DocOnDev Love is a Contagion Let’s Start an Epidemic!
  29. Let’s Start an Epidemic! Doc Norton
 Global Director of Engineering Culture Groupon
 @DocOnDev Love is a Contagion #LoveContagion
  30. References / Credits • Collective Dynamics of Smoking in Large Social Networks NEJMsa0706154 • Anger on The Internet cyber.2012.0130 • Data Structures Using C Using-Aaron-Tenenbaum/dp/0131997467 • History of Computing History_of_computing_hardware_(1960s %E2%80%93present) Timeline_of_computing_1950%E2%80%9319 79 Timeline_of_computing_1980%E2%80%9319 89 • Windows 2.0 • Stanley Milgram • Marconi Guglielmo_Marconi • Emotional Contagion Emotional_contagion • Fowler’s Works • Spread of Happiness dynamic_spread_of_happiness.pdf

  31. References / Credits • “Chain Links” (pdf) soc180:karinthy-chain-links/Karinthy-Chain- Links_1929.pdf • Six Degrees of Separation Six_degrees_of_separation • Small World Experiment world_experiment • The Hidden Influence of Social Networks nicholas_christakis_the_hidden_influence_of _social_networks.html the_hidden_infl/ • Three Degrees of Influence Three_degrees_of_influence • “Connected” (book) Surprising-Networks-Friends-Everything/dp/ 0316036137 • Marconi Nobel Lecture (pdf) physics/laureates/1909/marconi-lecture.pdf • KISS (band/discography) • Spread of Obesity in Large Social Networks NEJMsa066082

  32. Images • Boy Holding Earth (image) holding-world-earth-globe-in-his-hands-oleksiy-maksymenko.jpg • Eiffel Tower (image) 399837539_gmq5.jpg • Six Degrees of Separation (image) Six_degrees_of_separation_01.png • Kevin Bacon (image) • Love/Hate Baby (image) Hate.jpg • KISS (image) xfOWdQ7uTZ13zmLMLteF_kiss.jpg • Ramones (Image) ramones_200193498.png • Tandy Model II (image) GfhR-TRS-80.jpg/711px-Okona-GfhR-TRS-80.jpg • Highway Overpass (image) • Spread of Obesity in Large Social Networks (movie) • Depression in Social Network (image) • Fowler Images • Laughing School Girls (image) 880/880/ZimbabweTravelAmieV-7712.jpg • Matrix Machines ArtAndPhoto-Fronts/Sections-StoryLevel/NTV%20Bilim/ 121221matrixx.jpg • The “Matrix” • Stopping Bullets AAAAAAAACa0/0gQ2lEYvGjg/s1600/tomarse+la+vida+con +calma.jpg • “Choice”