Friday, August 22, 2008

6.6 degrees of separation

According to Microsoft, as reported in a blurb in World

After studying 30 billion computer instant message conversations among 180 million people, Microsoft found just 6.6 degrees of separation between any two users of its Microsoft Messenger instant message program. In essence, any two random people in the Microsoft survey were separated by a string of just 6.6 acquaintances on average....


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