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Networks Frame Introduction (6:10)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 00:09 The video begins with a philosophical statement common to the Zulu people of southern Africa. What idea does this statement express?
  2. 02:24 What were the first human networks like, and why were they important?
  3. 04:56 What transformations in networks have occurred in the period covered in this course, since about 1750?
  4. 05:50 The video ends with several questions. What problems does it suggest people might have within the new sorts of networks?