Information Flow and Graph Structure in Online Social Networks

JOHN KLEINBERG: Thanks a lot for the invitation to come speak here. Yesterday I learned a lot from all of the talks. And thanks for turning out at, as you said, 9:00 AM on a Saturday. So I guess this set of talks this morning– the general theme was networks and other forms of complex data. Since I’m […]

UChicago’s Chris Kennedy on the role of truth in the social media age

People have been lying and people have been BS-ing as long as they’ve been talking. The topic of my class is truth, with the particular focus on the role truth plays in meaning and communication. If we think about non-truth then, the simple definition would be it’s a statement that fails to correspond with the facts. But that […]

UChicago's Chris Kennedy on the role of truth in the social media age

people have been lying and people have been biessing as long as they've been talking the topic of my classes is truth with the particulars on the role truth plays and meaning and communication if we think about non truths and the simple definition would be if a statement that fails to correspond with the facts but that […]