Learnings Mental Models

The Power and Pitfalls of Metcalfe’s Law: Understanding Network Effects in Decision-Making

Introduction In the realm of decision-making, understanding the dynamics of network effects is crucial. One mental model that sheds light on this phenomenon is Metcalfe’s Law. Coined by Robert Metcalfe, the law states that the value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of its users. In simpler terms, the more […]