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The Wisdom Of Crowds (Paperback)

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    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, c......more

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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.

James Surowiecki is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he writes the popular business column, “The Financial Page.” His work has appeared in a wide range of publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Artforum, Wired, and Slate. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Author:
Surowiecki, James
Genre:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
306
Language:
English
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Publish Date:
08/16/2005
Copyright Year:
2005
ISBN:
9780385721707
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.5 in
Unit weight:
0.5 lb
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    an excellent book for those who want to know how two heads are better than one

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