for ourselves and our posterity.
Observations and analysis from Daniel McIntosh.
13 May, 2007
Social space and gravity wells
It's always probematic to apply physical metaphors to social phenomena. People plan and choose and anticipate and attach meanings. Nevertheless, the metaphor can be useful for a first pass at teaching an important idea. With that in mind, take a look at BLACKFIVE's analogy between networks/communities and curved space.