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In most observed real-world networks, the value of the network is given by n log n, not n^2.

The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom
Just published, sounds v. good. Buy at Amazon or download CC-licensed PDFs. Also see the associated wiki maintained by the author.

graphviz (unix, win32), pixelglow (os x)
Feed it a list of what connects to what, and it'll create a pretty graph of your network.

Google is underhyped. I believe it is the coolest thing on earth.

references on zipf's law
zipf's law and website popularity

...and EditThisPage: "...must be doing something right!" Since when is Zipf's Law normative? (He does have a point, but still.)

Tech
s60, PIM, Android, OS, MacOS, Mobile, barcamp, RSS, Collaboration, Hardware, Shopping, Wearables, Audio, Open, Storage, Visual, Product Management, Development, Medical, Social, Web analytics, Javascript, Data, a11y, Web, Net, Automobile, WRX, Business, Crowdsourcing, Security, Energy

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Spoken Word, Burning Man, Humor, Literature, Sculpture, Visual, Comix, Poetry, iPad bait, Events, Movies, Desktop wallpaper bait, Animation, Rhetoric, Outlets

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Presentations, User experience, Web, Tools, IA, Furniture, Cool, Type, Data visualization, Process, Architecture, Algorithmic

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Photos I Wish I'd Taken, Moblog, Friends

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Mind

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One Acre Fund

Internet classic

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