Tag Archives: history

Another new story

By | December 4, 2014

I recently published in Medium a brief memoir: A historical footnote on graphs, social networks, and research in the old days It recalls the days back in the early 1980s when at the National Science Foundation we began to apply social network analysis – then a largely unheard-of line of inquiry – to issues  of university-industry cooperation. Now,… Read More »

The Name of the Blog (repeat entry)

By | August 17, 2013

Early on in the history of this blog, I wrote a short column explaining the rather quaint name that I’d chosen for this effort: “Two Boards and Most of the Idea”. I thought that it might be useful, before we wrap up our causality series, to once again explain the name for the benefit of all the new… Read More »