Duncan Watts, 2014 Ev Rogers Award Recipient

Duncan Watts, principal researcher at Microsoft Research was awarded the 2014 Ev Rogers Award and presented his trenchant colloquium, “Social Influence in Markets and Networks (What’s So Viral About ‘Going Viral’?)” Watts described the surprising difficulty of empirically identifying social influence, which — despite the metaphor of “going viral” —… More

Chuck Lewis: Investigating Power & the Future of Truth

Mortally consequential lies by those in power can take months, years or even decades to discover, leaving the¬†public deluded about the most important issues of the day until it’s too late to do anything meaningful about them.