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The huger the mob, and the greater the apparent anarchy, the more perfect is its sway

Here is a quote from Francis Galton, a father of the applied statistics in society: I know of scarcely anything so apt to impress the imagination as the wonderful form of cosmic order expressed by the “Law of Frequency of Error”. The law would have been personified by the Greeks and deified, if they had … Continue reading

Internet and the democracy…

My friend says… Will the Internet that finally spread democracy, and not Bush? Will Activism 2.0 develope which was invented in ancient Greece in 500 BC? Can we empirically demonstrate that Internet and ICT help to develop the democracy? Mmmnnnnn… You can read this book: “The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy. Information Technology and … Continue reading

Expect a Miracle

Tweets of the Spanish revolution

The following video is a visual representation of the tweets exchanged between users involved in the 15M movement. You can see more information at BIFI, from Universidad de Zaragoza.