The biggest, highest dots are the most influential. (The arrows seem like they’re pointing in the wrong direction; they actually point away from the follower cities and toward the influencers.
The whole paper is an interesting read, but this is the takeaway: Just because you’re bigger doesn’t mean you get to say what’s cool. Sorry, New York and LA — you might not be not as important as you think you are.
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