Derek Hansen





Derek Hansen

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Derek was born in London in June 1944 about the same time Hitler thought London was a great place to send his V1 flying bombs.
At the age of four he convinced his parents to emigrate and spent the next sixteen years in Auckland being called a Pommy and a wimp for playing soccer and not rugby.
His first published short story appeared in his grammar school yearbook.
Equipped with a million ideas for novels he approached the leading national newspaper for a traineeship and was told he was too undisciplined; approached publishers and was told he was too young; approached an advertising agency and was welcomed into their embrace – they knew a fast, facile, fashionably glib mind when they saw one.
His talent took him London in the sixties where his q
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“Passionate users of social media tools such as email, blogs, microblogs, and wikis”
Derek Hansen, Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL: Insights from a Connected World

“Social networks are created from any collection of connections among a group of people and things.”
Derek Hansen, Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL: Insights from a Connected World

“Network analysis can be focused, they argue, on three separate regions of commerce: organizational network analysis, value network analysis, and influence analysis, which map loosely to internal, vendor, and consumer populations.”
Derek Hansen, Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL: Insights from a Connected World

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