View Full Version : E-mail shrinks the world

Aug 7, 2003, 02:35 PM
From BBC Article:
The theory that almost everyone on Earth is connected to anyone else via a small number of acquaintances seems to hold true for e-mail too.

An experiment has found that messages only have to be forwarded between five and seven times to reach almost any other e-mail user.

Full Article. (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/3132023.stm)

Amazing really...

Aug 7, 2003, 06:47 PM
That's nothing. I'll soon publish my new "Man-In-The-Middle" connectivity theory.

The gist of it is that for each two people on this planet with an e-mail address, they are connected by being on at least one spammer's e-mail list.


Aug 8, 2003, 06:53 AM