Books by Alex Pentland

SOCIAL PHYSICS by Alex Pentland
Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"A fascinating view of the future of social networks that offers intriguing possibilities but also the potential of a dystopia greater than that portrayed by George Orwell in 1984."
Pentland (Honest Signals: How They Shape Our World, 2008, etc.)—the director of MIT's Human Dynamics Laboratory who was named "one of the seven most powerful data scientists in the world"—attempts to justify large-scale monitoring of individual behavior. Read full book review >