In this issue
1) Featured Question and Answer: "Technology and the Virtual
2) Your Community Answer: Do You Agree
with the Six Degrees Theory?
Wire: Is It Really
4) Community Voice: Coming Soon to a Monitor Near
This issue's quote: "To begin to think with purpose is to enter the ranks of those
strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to
1855-1942; New Zealand statesman and Minister of
Featured Question and Answer
and the Virtual
This issue's question is a great
question and one that could help all of us. The question was
submitted as follows;
What questions do I need to ask myself from a
technology standpoint in order
to set up a virtual community?
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Do You Agree
with the Six Degrees
As we examined in this issue
(see the Community Wire section), a team of sociologists at Columbia
University led by Duncan Watts is exploring the "six degrees of
separation" theory orginally studied by Dr. Stanley Milgram in the
1960s. What do you think
of this theory? Share your vote!
Is It Really
A group of
sociologists at Columbia University led by Assistance Professor
Duncan Watts is exploring a theory that was discovered in the 1960s
by Dr. Stanley Milgram. The theory "six degrees of separation" has
been used to suggest how every person in the United States is
connected through a chain of approximately six people.
his team are taking this to a global scale and using e-mail to test
this theory. The experiment is trying to show how networks
are formed and how they can improve computer networks.
This is a very interesting study, and may have an impact on
how we develop communities in the future. To read articles on the
theory or to participate in the experiment, please feel free to
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