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The premise of the book, as many reviewers have pointed out, seems almost banally simplistic; that the average or aggregate answer from numbers of disparate but not totally... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian F.
Great read about how multiple perspectives lead to great answers. Very entertaining and Surowiecki is careful enough to describe where crowds are beneficial, and where tapping into... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jake Barnes
A classic. Even today. Most people still argue on the value of crowds. The traditional press still lives off the idea that a $65K/year editor will provide you with great advice. Read morePublished 4 months ago by JB Duler
I was disappointed. Although intriguing ideas and experiments were presented, I think the author's connection from the experiments to real-world instances was over-stated. Read morePublished 5 months ago by iajan
Expands your mind. I have definitely added this to my mental references. I believe if a book can get to you at least consider a different viewpoint, then it is a success. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Alex
This is one of few books that I'm ALWAYS flashbacking to. In the beginning, the story about the submarine, just blew me away. I had to find out what Bayes Theorem was all about. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Fred Rowe