[Air-L] [REQUEST] What are internet research's iconic diagrams?

Christopher J. Richter crichter at hollins.edu
Sun Aug 28 07:33:38 PDT 2016

At the level of influence, Jacob Moreno's 1934 Sociograms in Who Shall Survive

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> On Aug 27, 2016, at 4:25 PM, Alex Leavitt <alexleavitt at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you were to pick a handful of the most iconic diagrams across internet
> research, theory, and history, what would they be?
> I'm trying to compile as many diagrams as possible. They could also be
> graphs, charts, photographs, drawings, etc. They could come from sociology,
> anthropology, computer science, physics, etc. They could also relate to
> social theories that are particularly prescient for internet studies.
> For example, I think the diagram of distributed networks in Paul Baran's
> 1964 "On Distributed Communications" (
> http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_memoranda/2006/RM3420.pdf,
> diagram on p. 16 of the PDF) is a great example of what I'm looking for.
> For another example in the theoretical realm, perhaps the "two-step flow"
> model from Katz & Lazarfeld's 1955 Personal Influence (
> https://www.utwente.nl/cw/theorieenoverzicht/Theory%20Clusters/Mass%20Media/Two_Step_Flow_Theory-1/,
> scroll down for the diagram).
> Does anyone else have pointers to any other iconic diagrams?
> Thanks,
> Alex
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