Online Resources Related to Feature 713

June Holley’s network weaver website explores the key dynamics in creating healthy communities. June has been weaving economic and community networks for more than 25 years. Her website includes network services, training centre, resources, a blog, and the paper Building Smart Communities through Network Weaving which investigates building sustainable communities through improving their connectivity. http://www.networkweaver.com/index.html.  She also talks about weaving people, ideas and projects on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nXbi3xQsSs.

The Network Thinkers is focussed on “exploding” old concepts and thinking about economies, organizations, communities and groups. http://www.thenetworkthinkers.com/

Social network analysis [SNA] is the mapping and measuring of relationships and flows between people, groups, organizations, computers, URLs, and other connected information/knowledge entities. SNA provides both a visual and a mathematical analysis of human relationships. Case studies are available on the website at http://www.orgnet.com/sna.html

Nicholas Christakis talks about the hidden influence of social networks at a TED conference at  http://www.ted.com/talks/nicholas_christakis_the_hidden_influence_of_soc....

Nicholas Christakis talks about How social networks predict epidemics at a TED conference at http://www.ted.com/talks/nicholas_christakis_how_social_networks_predict...