The Rules of Contagion

Adam Kucharski

£9.99

Paperback

Non-Fiction > Science & Technology

ISBN: 9781788160209

Description

‘Astonishingly bold’ Daily Mail’It is hard to imagine a more timely book … much of the modern world will make more sense having read it.’ The TimesWe live in a world that’s more interconnected than ever before. Our lives are shaped by outbreaks – of disease, of misinformation, even of violence – that appear, spread and fade away with bewildering speed. To understand them, we need to learn the hidden laws that govern them. From ‘superspreaders’ who might spark a pandemic or bring down a financial system to the social dynamics that make loneliness catch on, The Rules of Contagion offers compelling insights into human behaviour and explains how we can get better at predicting what happens next.Along the way, Adam Kucharski explores how innovations spread through friendship networks, what links computer viruses with folk stories – and why the most useful predictions aren’t necessarily the ones that come true.Now revised and updated with content on Covid-19.

Delivery options

Due to the current circumstances, the Royal Mail are taking significantly longer to deliver our packages to you.  Thank you for your patience and understanding, we are trying our best to get your orders out as quickly and safely as possible.
If you have any queries you can call our Marylebone shop Monday to Friday between 9am-6pm.

Additional information

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm