The evolution of your network graph

Origins

First principles

Expansions

[Noted power-law/winner-take-most result]

Startups, as it were

Developed markets, and the trade

The social graph, promotional and growing

Some ways to automate the process forcefully to gain an edge

Way back in the 1970s and early 1980s, the tech industry created a transformative new technology that gave governments and corporations an unprecedented ability to track, analyse and understand all of us.

[But not really, because it’s complicated and unpredictable despite the math]

Don’t fret, your edge is a whole universe in the making.