He’s continuing the evolving story of network research following along some of his own research and that of others. There’s something unsettling or missing here in the jump to preferential attachment. What is causing preferential attachment to occur? This may be a factor of the individual settings in which things are happening, but it feels like a major missing piece from an otherwise organic feeling mathematical/theoretical perspective.
📖 Read pages 79-92 of 288 of Linked: The New Science Of Networks by Albert-László Barabási