The hipster effect: Why anti-conformists always end up looking the same – MIT Technology Review

The hipster effect: Why anti-conformists always end up looking the same – MIT Technology Review was originally published on Sam Sarmad's Blog

I love models (pun) This simple model generates some fantastically complex behaviors. Why not generate one for when “the population of hipsters … undergo a phase transition into a synchronized state.”

Complexity science explains why efforts to reject the mainstream merely result in a new conformity.

Source: The hipster effect: Why anti-conformists always end up looking the same – MIT Technology Review

The hipster effect: Why anti-conformists always end up looking the same – MIT Technology Review was originally published on Sam Sarmad's Blog

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