Bursts : The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do

by Barabasi, Albert-Laszlo Year Published: 2010 Call number 303.4901 BAR

Discusses how patterns of human behavior follow scientifically predictable laws, covering how the digital evidence people leave behind, such as e-mails, time-stamped texts, and voice mails, contribute to data that reveals people's tendency toward "bursty" activity followed by periods of almost nothing, and includes examples from nature and society on a broad level.