Nicholas A. Christakis
The Better Angels of Our Nature
On this episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by physician, sociologist, and thinker Nicholas Christakis to talk about how humans have evolved to form powerful connections. Howie provides updates on concussions among high school athletes and the use of Ivermectin for COVID, and Harlan remembers Dr. Barry Zaret, an important figure in cardiology at Yale and beyond.
Is Big Data Bigger than Its Own Hype?
Big data alone will not solve a single problem but combined with smart questions and effective tools it could launch a new age of discovery.
What Do We Learn from Our Networks?
Yale's Nicholas A. Christakis on how ideas and behaviors spread through networks, and how leaders can shape networks to make their organizations happier and more effective.