Monday, December 5, 2011

E-mail Reveals Your Closest Friends
Brian Uzzi and Stefan Wuchty of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
It turned out that the fastest responses went to friends and that the slowest responses went to acquaintances, with colleagues somewhere in between. Having established this, the researchers could use the response times to predict who was a friend, colleague, or acquaintance without checking the employee survey at all.