The Wisdom of Crowds
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 16.08.2005 - 336 Seiten
In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future.
With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki ranges across fields as diverse as popular culture, psychology, ant biology, behavioral economics, artificial intelligence, military history, and politics to show how this simple idea offers important lessons for how we live our lives, select our leaders, run our companies, and think about our world.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - MartinBodek - LibraryThing
Never have I enjoyed a book so much that I completely disagreed with. There is much I learned here about processes and fundamental workings of everyday behavioral phenomena, but his thesis doesn't ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - wishanem - LibraryThing
I don't really have a lot to say about this book. I agree with the basic argument that groups can be smarter than individuals at certain tasks, but I wanted more substantive support. The anecdotes and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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