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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.)

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