What Is a Social Network?

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+ Why Would I Even Ask? When you think of social networks, you are probably thinking about Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and so on.  You go to the websites but what part of them is the network? The social networks aren’t the software.  They are the networks of connections that the software allows.  People have been aware of social networks long before …

JAMA Network | JAMA Pediatrics | Poverty’s Most Insidious Damage: The Developing Brain

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This is a reason why people born in poverty can’t just pull themselves up, go to college and so on. Many people believe that we all have equal opportunity in America, but we have almost the highest childhood poverty rate in the developed world. This is the society we are building.    Because the brain is the organ from which …

Networks and networking

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In this article I am going to talk to you about personal social capital and networking from a perspective that you have probably not heard before.   First I am going to describe what it is, then I am going to describe why it is valuable and finally, I am going to tell you what you need to do to get …