Posted by: zyxo | April 14, 2008

Opinions network

Young people interacting within an ethnically diverse society.

Image via Wikipedia

Our knowledge is what we learn from the day that we are born (or already before?) till this very moment. A lot of what we ‘know’ is in fact what we think we know, our opinions we formed based on … what ?

A bunch of physicists has formed a model to simulate communities and their opinions. What is the overall opinion of a community ? How is it possible that there can be several competing opinions in one community and a dominant opinion in another community.

Read the article :Physicists model how we form opinions

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