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The wisdom of crowds

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Turns out, averaging does not mean dumbing down. If you want a smart decision, you’re actually better off asking a group than trying to find the expert. I’ve been reading a lot about estimation and forecasting over the last few years, and one of the most referred to books is… Read More »The wisdom of crowds

Are we like chefs?

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I remember an episode of Saturday Kitchen, featuring Raymond Blanc, where he refused to be drawn into the ridiculous “omelette challenge” – his sentiment was, if you don’t have  a few extra minutes to cook an omelette properly, then it’s not worth making.   Blanc’s belief mirrors the menu from… Read More »Are we like chefs?