***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman/publications/newbies/newbies.pdf ok, now we want to know the number of downloads! #figures :) -- Christophe. Le 14 juin 09 à 16:24, Barry Wellman a écrit : > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Valdis Krebs (@valdiskrebs in Twitter-speak) notes that Marin- > Wellman's > intro paper for the SNA Handbook has gone "wildy wiral" since being > mentioned on a Tweet. (I'm tempted to put "RT" before the last > sentence > which as all Tweeps know, means ReTweet -- i.e. re-broadcast to > one's list > of Twitter followers). > > Valdis modestly doesn't mention that he, himself, had something to > do with > this mini-surge (we're still not a hot Trending Topic, unlike the > Jonas > Brothers). Even more so was danah boyd (@zephoria), as one of the neat > things about Twitter is that you can sorta track how people got their > info. danah has more than 12K Twitter followers, as compared to my > 400+ > and valdis' 2200. Size matters! And interest in the field -- danah's > audience includes a lot of online social media folks who seem to > have an > interest in social network Analysis. And so possibly does centrality. > > The RT's boosted my Follower count from just over 400 to 468 in less > than a day. I assume I'll lose much of these as they realize that I > am NOT > filled with daly gems. > > Readers of SocNet will also note that I posted a similar > announcement on > this list, but it is much harder to track the extent to which it had > an > impact or was reposted. > > And Most Importantly, credit mostly goes to first author *** Alexandra > Marin *** (@alimarin) who wrote (90%+) the thing, with my editorial > kibbitzing and polishing. Some RTs name me 1st, unfortunately, which > probably fits some Robert Merton principle about how Old Farts get > undue > credit. Credit too to Handbook of Social Network Analysis coeditor > Peter > Carrington for being wise and supportive. I expect the Handbook will > be > great. > > Not to overly hog space, if you missed yesterday's post, and want to > see > the article itself, it is on my website, in draft form: > > http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman/publications/newbies/newbies.pdf > > Barry Wellman > _______________________________________________________________________ > > S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology, FRSC NetLab Director > Department of Sociology 725 Spadina Avenue, Room 388 > University of Toronto Toronto Canada M5S 2J4 twitter:barrywellman > http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman fax:+1-416-978-3963 > Updating history: http://chass.utoronto.ca/oldnew/cybertimes.php > _______________________________________________________________________ > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send > an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line > UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.