# The Tipping Point [Book]

Dated Mar 1, 2000; last modified on Thu, 02 Sep 2021

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. Malcom Gladwell. Mar 1, 2000. ISBN: 0-316-31696-2 .
 Random Link ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Jul 8, 2016 » 0. Introduction 2 min; updated Nov 6, 2021 Introduction The Tipping Point is the biography of how little things had big effects. From 1992 to 1997, murder rates dropped 64.3% to 770 and total crimes fell by $$\approx$$ 50% to 355,893. Geometric progressions are non-intuitive, e.g. if given a large paper and asked to fold it 50x, the stack’s height will be $$\approx$$ the distance to the sun. This is a popular illustration. The standard paper’s thickness, $$h_0$$, is \(0.... Jul 8, 2016 » 1. The 3 Rules of Epidemics 2 min; updated Nov 6, 2021 The Law of the Few From 1995 to 1996, the # of children born in Baltimore with syphillis increased 500%. CDC blamed it on cocaine and reduction in clinics. In 100k+ Colorado Springs town, the gonorrhoea epidemic tipped because of the activities of 168 people living in 4 small neighbourhoods, frequenting the same 6 bars. Gaëtan Dugas, an Air-Canada flight attendant, is [mis?]regarded as “Patient Zero” for AIDS in the US.... Jul 8, 2016 » 2. The Law of the Few (2 items) 1. Connectors; 3. Salesmen;