The Reason Why Everyone Can Spot A Hipster Is Purely Mathematical

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Published on March 2, 2019 - Duration: 00:42s

The Reason Why Everyone Can Spot A Hipster Is Purely Mathematical

Hipsters love to buck the trends.

But everyone knows a hipster when they see one.

According to Mother Nature Network, most hipsters just end up conforming to an alternative set of counter-norms. In other words, it's just conformity to anti-conformity.

So can humans, who are fundamentally social creatures, ever truly escape conformity?

One of the authorities on this subject is mathematician Jonathan Touboul at Brandeis University in Massachusetts.

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