Here is a guy who’s (in his own words) “supposed to be thinking ‘big thoughts’ all day as part of a fellowship program that recruits PhD-level scientists into public service with the federal government.”
And here is one big thought he produced:
“But at a fundamental level, studying complex behavioral and genetic networks in animals is not so different from understanding human social networks.”
Oh yeah… on a fundamental level… we’re all animals. So heartbreakingly true.
But here is the scary part:
“So to some extent, when it comes to explaining social software to military policymakers – I’m the perfect guy for the job.”