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THOMAS SCHELLING

Vi Hart and Nicky Case’s Parable of the Polygons is based on economist Thomas Schelling’s idea of ‘neighbourhood tipping’ in which an influx of ‘different’ people into a largely homogeneous area ‘causes the earlier residents to begin evacuating’.

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Thomas Schelling. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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