Until further notice, this blog is going into hibernation mode, as I have started blogging over at Wired Science! The new blog is called Social Dimension and is about how to quantify the anthropic part of our world. And lest you be concerned about the frequency of the posts, Social Dimension will have more frequent (and longer) posts than over at arbesman.net.
Our new article (available on the arXiv and submitted to Phys. Rev. E), which discusses a mathematical network model to explain the superlinear scaling of innovation and productivity in cities, was profiled in a brief piece in New Scientist.
A BBC article had the following intriguing photograph and caption:
In other news, I chanced upon the following YouTube video, which apparently is some guy reporting on a project I did a number of years ago (he mentions me and even has a goofy picture of me). He entirely misinterprets the point of the project, but it was mildly entertaining nonetheless:
The Science Creative Quarterly has kindly published a humor piece of mine, entitled How to Get Your Own Scientific Eponym, and Introducing the Arbesman Limit. Please feel free to enjoy it.