Groupthink: Busting the Brainstorming Myth - New Yorker Article
The New England Patriots is the only pro football team that essentially NEVER fumbles - statistical analysis points to when that started and, perhaps, why.
Is Harvard worth it? No, say many studies. - short summary
65% of Megaprojects fail - read why
Organizing for the Unpredictable, by Bud Caddell - must-read!
I call it Agility, Chuck Blakeman calls it Participation - watch his inspiring TEDx Denver talk and learn about the Crankset Group's work. Don't settle for command-and-control! There are plenty of progressive companies to work for now.
How you calculate cost of capital may be more important than how you budget your project. And most companies do a terrible job of it! - HBR article
A new, careful study turns up no evidence of gluten sensitivity.
How Harvard and Yale used the SAT test to ensure that "aristocrats" and their children dominate the student body, and it continues today as testocracy rules our educational system. The SAT correlates highly with family income and very little with success in college or University.
Boomerang Commerce releases the consumer Price Perception Index, helping us understand the biases behind pricing.
A review of The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms that Control Money and Society - worth thinking about
What Makes Some Teams More Effective than Others? - NYT article
Stop using Google to search for health advice! Use these evidence-based databases instead.
The amazing START terrorist database - free data to help us cross the river of myths about terrorism.
Hold the phone: new analysis shows that only 2.5% of terrorists are Muslim. Far more are Jewish or Christian.
But wait! 61% of terrorist bombings in which at least 15 people were killed were carried out by Muslims in the name of their religion. As usual, it's complicated.
Social Influence Bias: think the comments people leave on web sites have no influence on your choices? Think again. - paper
Drug addiction and the war on drugs - not what you might think. Legalizing drugs works.