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How surnames spread in the UK

July 5, 2012 by

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Intuitively you might expect that in the modern mobile society of the UK your surname would tell you very little about where you hail from.  Not so it would seem.  At the Tipping Points conference Dr James Cheshire from UCL presented a fascinating paper on the spatial distribution of surnames. The fashion for inheritable surnames […]

A tipping point in the haystack

July 3, 2012 by

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Wide range of talks yesterday about business, financial products, banking, complexity theory, social trends and mathematical modelling and of course many other topics.  Certainly can’t cover all of the sessions I’ve seen in one post, but it’s fair to say that the tipping point metaphor is capable of drawing a broad interest into how trends […]

Blogging Tipping Points Conference 2012

We are excited to announce that the annual Tipping Points conference taking place at the Durham Business School will be featured on this blog.  Researchers from the project will be blogging about sessions from the conference on a variety of topics from business management techniques to the diffusion of buzz words as well as bank […]

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