***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Distinguished historian Niall Ferguson has written a very interesting article full of network ideas in Foreign Affairs 96: 5 Sept/Oct 2017 pp. 68-79 - well worth reading, with some interesting claims about social media effects in our modern world. Here is the URL https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2017-08-15/false-prophecy-hyperconnection<https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2017-08-15/false-prophecy-hyperconnection> Garry Professor Garry Robins Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences University of Melbourne Victoria 3010 Australia Adjunct Professor, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia. Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/garryrobins/ Melnet website: www.melnet.org.au<http://www.melnet.org.au/> Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=25_H0_wAAAAJ&hl=en Check out my new book on Social Network Research. Doing Social Network Research: Network-based research design for social scientists.Sage books www.sagepub.com/en-gb/oce/doing-social-network-research/Book241817<http://www.sagepub.com/en-gb/oce/doing-social-network-research/Book241817> _____________________________________________________________________ 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.