Do The Math It Is A Small World

A formula that can make complex organizations simpler and more efficient grabs attention

John Guare's play and then 1993 movie Six Degrees of Separation popularized the notion that we are all connected to each other by a chain of six people or less. That, in turn, spawned the pop-culture parlor game "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon," in which players try to link virtually anyone in Hollywood to the ubiquitous actor. As the song at the Disneyland exhibit puts it, "It's a small world after all."

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