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How social networks help job seekers and hirers alike

Lots of research has gone into the nexus of social networks in the labour market. Our question is: Do students benefit from the connectedness of their advisers in terms of first academic employment after graduate school?

Distributing work in a network of servers

This article discusses a fun puzzle that illustrates a beautiful open problem in this area: queueing theorists are trying to figure out how the structure of a network impacts its ability to distribute work among the nodes.

AI thinks my dog is a Pig! Want to know why?

Applications of machine learning models are everywhere, with many online platforms and major science fields using tools relying on machine learning. Take, for example, image recognition and computer vision. But did you know that the results of supposedly perfect and accurate machine learning models can be deceived by slight perturbations in the data?

MO-together and not alone! How networks can help fundraising in the no-profit sector

Back in 2015, I joined the Movember health movement, a movement that you probably have heard of having something related to men growing a moustache. As a woman, you might imagine, I did not join for the moustache thing, but rather for the cause behind the moustache symbol, that is, raising awareness of prostate and testicular cancer.

Word usages reflect network community structure on Twitter

Networks can be found everywhere, and are also present in social media platforms such as Twitter. Generally, groups exist that send a lot of tweets to each other and far fewer tweets to users outside their group. In this article, the research on word usages in Twitter social groups, also called communities, will be discussed in more detail.

Lo & Behold: Werner Herzog’s take on the Internet

Source = |Author =[ Raffi Asdourian] from New York, United States

Documentary, “Lo & Behold: reveries of the connected world” is about the Internet. “What is so terrible about the internet?” you ask, “Isn’t it kind of great?” Yes, that is indeed how it would seem to most of us. But just wait until Herzog shows you.

Stochastic models for random-access networks

Wireless communication networks play a crucial role in connecting laptops, smartphones, sensors and countless physical devices, and in exchanging data among persons, computer brains and other parts of our information society.