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Albert-László Barabási with The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success
Albert-László Barabási is the Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and a Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern University, where he directs the Center for Complex Network Research, and holds appointments in the Departments of Physics and College of Computer and Information Science, as well as in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women Hospital in the Channing Division of Network Science, and is a member of the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. A Hungarian-born native of Transylvania, Romania, he received his Masters in Theoretical Physics at the Eötvös University in Budapest, Hungary and was awarded a Ph.D. three years later at Boston University. His book Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do (Dutton, 2010) is available in five languages, and Linked: The New Science of Networks (Perseus, 2002) is available in eleven languages. His work lead to the discovery of scale-free networks in 1999, and proposed the Barabasi-Albert model to explain their widespread emergence in natural, technological and social systems, from the cellular telephone to the WWW or online communities.
About The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success
- Why performance is necessary but not adequate
- Why “Experts” are often wrong
- How to assemble a creative team primed for success
- How to most effectively engage our networks
- And much more.