Everything Is Obvious: *Once You Know the Answer
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- Started reading:
- 24th May 2011
- Finished reading:
- 12th June 2011
A brilliant and insightful synthesis of many ideas, around the common theme that common sense is not a reliable way of modeling how the world works. And yet, we use it all the time to model, analyze and predict certain types of phenomena – incorrectly without ever realizing it. The book covers topics ranging from emergence and the micro-macro problem, the theory of small worlds, the strategy paradox, and the matthew effect, plus a lot more. A must read!