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Pollsters fail the ‘wisdom of the crowd’

  V Pattabhi Ram In his 2004 book, The Wisdom of Crowds James Surowiecki argues that a random group of independently deciding persons is likely to make predictions better than any single member belonging to that group could have done. … Continue reading

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Turbulent Years: A letdown

By Pattabhi Ram I read the Turbulent Years (1980-1996) by President Mukherjee and must confess that I am deeply disappointed. Let me tell you why. It was perhaps one of the most significant periods in India’s history. The second coming … Continue reading

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