Boleslaw K. Szymanski participated an invitational workshop organized by Amazon on October 17 in Seattle titled “All Boats Rise? Social Capital, Promise and Peril” in a session titled “No One is an (I) Land.”

Boleslaw K. Szymanski participated an invitational workshop organized by Amazon on October 17 in Seattle titled “All Boats Rise? Social Capital, Promise and Peril” in a session titled “No One is an (I) Land.” At the meeting, Prof. Szymanski discussed increasing polarization of political views in US in the last three decades, measuring tipping points of fraction of committed minorities for spreading their opinions, and impact of personal ties or their lack on complex decisions made by users of social media.