Connected

Connected: The Amazing Power of Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives Authors: Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler   BOOK CONTENTS This book explores social networks, real and virtual. Describing them as ‘…intricate things of beauty…’ (page ix), the authors show the extensive influence social networks have on individuals and societies. The concepts they… Read More Connected

Linked

Linked: Why Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life Author: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi   BOOK CONTENTS This book explores the diversity and significance of networks, tackling topics ranging from the synchrony of cardiac pacemakers and the menstrual cycle (page 45), to the web-like nature of cells (page 185),… Read More Linked

After Harm

  After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness Author: Nancy Berlinger BOOK CONTENTS This book is the outcome of the author’s disappointment with the iconic Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, To Err is Human, which did not mention the subject of forgiveness. The author points out that the report’s title is adapted from a… Read More After Harm