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The wisdom of crowds of people who don't believe in the wisdom of crowds

MIT Technology reports new research on the “wisdom of the confident”:

It turns out that if a crowd offers a wide range of independent estimates, then it is more likely to be wise.

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I'm sorry, I haven't a bloody clue...

I find myself between laptops at the moment, and a lot of the drafts, notes and internet bookmarks I use to inform this blog are currently unavailable. 594 more words