The Power of Networks: Six Principles That Connect Our Lives Illustrated Edition, Kindle Edition

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The Power of Networks is a well-written and engaging book that I think many readers will find interesting and insightful.
--Jason M. Graham, MAA Reviews



Christopher Brinton and Mung Chiang both have backgrounds in electrical engineering, which combined with experience of topics like big data analytics allows them to strike an authoritative but accessible tone.
--Dominic Lenton, Engineering and Technology



Christopher Brinton and Mung Chiang offer an open and accessible pathway through the complexity of network design and deployment . . . a readily understood, yet commendably deep, analysis of the technology and its operation. . . . To describe this book as a course in digital citizenship would not be to overstate its importance.
--John Gilbey, Times Higher Education



Networks have played a powerful connective role in human societies since the dawn of agriculture. Brinton and Chiang document and analyze this phenomenon--and reinforce our appreciation of it.
--Vint Cerf, Internet pioneer

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

From the Back Cover

"The Power of Networks is a wonderfully accessible account of the networking concepts that shape our technology and our society. With remarkable clarity, Brinton and Chiang reveal how the theory of networks illuminates the many connected aspects of our lives."--John MacCormick, author of Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers

"Networks have played a powerful connective role in human societies since the dawn of agriculture. Brinton and Chiang document and analyze this phenomenon--and reinforce our appreciation of it."--Vint Cerf, Internet pioneer

"This insightful, readable book shows how the Internet of Things is being transformed, starting with connectivity. Whether you are a technology consumer or work in industry, this is the book for you."--Jeff G. Fedders, Chief Strategist, Intel Corporation, and President, OpenFog Consortium

"This book is a manual for citizenship in the twenty-first century, a world where networks help us find our place by sharing information about who we are, and about what we would like to do."--Robert Calderbank, Duke University

"As humans, we are ‘networked' by nature. Our bodies are networked from head to toe by the most sophisticated network that exists, and the value of networking was even understood by our ancestors as they began to network in order to hunt more efficiently. The Power of Networks explains how six basic networking principles connect our lives almost as an extension of our primordial instincts--but in more advanced ways than our ancestors could have imagined. It is an absolutely intriguing book."--Helder Antunes, Senior Director, Cisco's Corporate Strategic Innovations Group, and Chairman, OpenFog Consortium

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01FL45356
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Princeton University Press; Illustrated edition (November 21, 2016)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ November 21, 2016
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 24805 KB
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  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 328 pages
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