social network

Currently read several (popular science) books on ‘social network’ and ‘microbehavior’ (for two months, but haven’t really finished any — just only selected chapters of interest).

And last week, got mentioned about Orkut from the SIGIR 2004 tutorial (Text Summarization, Drago Radev). And, eventually, today I got an invitation to Orkut network from Nong Pa.

The idea is fairly simple. You have friends, and each friend of yours also has friends, and so on — by this way, the network will grows up in an exponential fashion. read more