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Applied sciences and engineering/Network science/Network modeling

Jeffrey Dukes gets straight to the point. “Climate change is real and it isn’t going to correct itself. The wise thing to do, in my opinion, is to prepare for those changes, and try to minimize [them].” He notes that communicating climate science is about engaging your audience, “speak[ing] to their values and concerns, not just tell[ing] them what you think they should hear.”
Researchers have developed a way to model the behavioral patterns of online supporters of the Islamic State and use it to predict conditions that may spur real-world attacks. The model shows that when groups of ISIS supporters increase in number and size on the internet, conditions for an attack are more likely.