Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Divided we stand

Using "customers who bought this book also bought" technology, the group orgnet.com has graphed the purchases of recent political books.

The division between left and right remains strong -- the political food fight continues. Network metrics, as well as the visuals, show two dense clusters with high preference for homogeneous choices. Echo chambers, on the right and left, remain amongst book readers in America.

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