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Channel: Veritasium
Categories: Society / Culture   |   Math   |   Science   |   Social Science  
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Are all people on Earth really connected through just six steps?
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There are some great books on this topic:
Duncan Watts, Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age
Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, Linkds: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else

And here are articles I referred to:
Milgram's small world experiment: http://www.uvm.edu/~pdodds/files/papers/others/1969/travers1969.pdf
http://snap.stanford.edu/class/cs224w-readings/milgram67smallworld.pdf

Granovetter, Strength of Weak Ties:
https://sociology.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/publications/the_strength_of_weak_ties_and_exch_w-gans.pdf

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