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Hi - Good to know. 

Remember, too, Facebook invented the social graph.

Social graph "...was popularized at the Facebook f8 conference on May 24,
2007, when it was used to explain that the Facebook Platform, which was
introduced at the same time, would benefit from the social graph by taking
advantage of the relationships between individuals." -Wikipedia

Gee-whiz! I didn't know that.

Of course you should all know --

"One of the earliest known forms of the social graph was created in 2002 by
Harvard student Philippe Bouzaglou in a paper published on the Harvard
Department of Economics website." -Wikipedia

G-o-l-l-y, Sur-prise, sur-prise, sur-prise! It's fun learning something new
every day.

Let's be sure to give credit where credit is due. These deserve the double
WTF-WTF.

-j

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"*** network science blossomed in the 1990s thanks to the confluence of
mathematical tools developed by theoretical physicists *** and huge data
sets produced by cell phones, the Internet, and other digital technologies."

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6138/1272.full


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