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Wrap up Week 2

Summary of Week 2.
People connected through lines to show interaction

Within this week you did a lot!

  • We started with the observation that friends often influence our behaviour and our relations may influence our decisions substantially;
  • We developed a model where the protest spreads through a network of relations;
  • We’ve done some social network analysis;
  • And discovered how many networks are around us;
  • We’ve seen some lines that describe social processes and they weren’t straight;
  • We also discussed that with many different combinations it is useful to turn our pen-and-paper models into digital ones.

Next week we’ll go further with this digital approach and play with an imaginary village in a game-like manner – in order to try out how social simulations work.

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