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In this groundbreaking new series hosted by Niall Ferguson and inspired by his bestselling book The Square and the Tower, Ferguson visits network theorists, social scientists and data analysts to explore the history of social networks. From the Reformation and 17th century witch-hunting, through the American Revolution and to the nightmare visions of Orwell’s 1984, Ferguson explores the intersection of social media, technology and the spread of cultural movements. Reviewing classic experiments and cutting-edge research, Ferguson demonstrates how human behavior, disruptive technology and profit can energize ideas and communication, ultimately changing the world. Premiering Tuesday, March 17 at 8/7c (check local listings).
Social networks might seem like a modern-day phenomenon,but they--and their problems--have been around for centuries.Three-part documentary series "Niall Ferguson’s Networld"premieres March 17 at 8/7c on PBS.
Mar. 05, 2020 - 4:05 - How would a pandemic impact the economy? Hoover Institution senior fellow Niall Ferguson weighs in.
Niall Ferguson, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team to discuss President Trump's interview with CNBC's Joe Kernen at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.