Tag Archives: education

The stupidity of crowds

Nate Silver discusses crowd wisdom in his book, both how it can be right and how it can be wrong (the underlying issue with bubbles). This concept has a fairly specific meaning but I’ll misuse it a bit in this … Continue reading

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MIT is #1

In football rankings they’re not even on the map but in terms of educational ratings they’re now #1, according to this rating system.  MIT (aka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is often on various lists in the top 10 but it’s … Continue reading

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