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Kevin Bacon Effect - Web Pages Are Separated By 19 Clicks
2013-02-20 05:21:51

The familiar “six degrees of separation” concept, which posits that any two people on Earth are no more than six acquaintance links apart, applies to the Internet as well, according to new research that finds any two Web pages are separated by no more than 19 clicks.

Six Degrees Of Separation Getting Smaller
2011-11-22 10:43:46

The infamous “six degrees of separation” is shrinking apparently. Researchers have determined that the average number of people who separate any two individuals in the world is actually 4.74.

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2010-03-08 15:05:00

UC San Diego and Harvard deliver first experimental findings on spread of cooperation in a social network.

2009-03-23 15:25:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I was just following orders." From Abu Ghraib to Nazi Germany, this Nuremberg Defense has been heard throughout history. It also sparked the curiosity of psychologist Dr. Stanley Milgram, which led to his Obedience to Authority experiment.

2009-02-11 09:00:00

16th edition of landmark webcast demonstrates the six degrees of separation between Daryl and The Bacon Brothers NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Live From Daryl's House celebrates its sweet 16th episode this month with Daryl Hall welcoming The Bacon Brothers.

2008-08-06 15:00:21

By MCDONALD, Greer THE theory of six degrees of separation -- that everyone is only six introductions away from any other person in the world -- appears to be real -- but Kiwis may be separated by only two.

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2008-08-03 13:05:00

A study conduced by researchers at Microsoft Corp. used instant messaging data to confirm the theory that it takes just under seven steps to link every one in the world.

2008-08-03 12:00:13

By Peter Whoriskey The Washington Post WASHINGTON -- Turns out, it is a small world.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.