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The viral protest meme known as "Occupy Wall Street" is still going strong, and according to some provocative research to be published in PLoS One, it may never have reason to run out of steam. Why? Because "the 1%"--#OWS-speak for the tiny subgroup of wealthy interests that exerts outsize influence over "the 99%" comprising the rest of us--may be a mathematically inevitable consequence of the way networks self-organize.
Timeline was the toast of Facebook's F8 developer's conference in September, but those lucky enough to attend in person were treated to one of the funkier Facebook visualizations we've seen: a live-action interactive data visualization called "Connections," which illustrated the social-networking ties between F8 attendees by splashing sexy light-projected graphics onto the floor around th