***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** Is there any serious research on the distortion of information as it travels along a network path -- similar to the popular children's game of "Telephone"? A Google search brings up nothing. Here is an article on distortion of message in the popular adult game of "Politics". ;-) -- http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A26935-2004Aug23.html Valdis _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.