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Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Shane Moore - Goodreads

I don't really have a lot to say about this book. I agree with the basic argument that groups can be smarter than individuals at certain tasks, but I wanted more substantive support. The anecdotes and ... Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Balam Abello - Goodreads

The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki, 2004. Although this book is very amenable and easy to read make no mistake: It is a seminal book, nonetheless. James Surowiecki has the uncanny ability to ... Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Sachin Pendharkar - Goodreads

I can't remember the last time a book with so many interesting ideas fell down so badly when applied practically. Too many tangents and loose applications of theory. Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Emily Erstine - Goodreads

The idea of the book, embodied within the seductive title, was more interesting than the actual content of the book, which was overall lackluster for me. Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Trajan Bayly - Goodreads

Thought provoking Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Waseem - Goodreads

this was an interesting read, and similar to the style of malcolm gladwell books which makes you think into deeper levels of marketing and influence, and this homed in on the 'crowds' area, pretty ... Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Dmitry - Goodreads

The book is way too long and protracted for the amount of material contained in it - it's way too watered down for volume. The basic premise is an interesting one - groups under certain circumstances ... Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Alex Kenjeev - Goodreads

Fascinating. Starts by looking at situations where crowds make astonishingly accurate decisions, and asks what conditions need to be present to get those results. Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Iftekhar Alam Himel - Goodreads

With a good construction, the book explained the counter-intuitive concepts with spot-on anecdotes & sensible metaphors. A perspective shifter, it made me look at crowd, not as group of separate individuals, but rather as a unit on its own, with its own dynamics. Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of Crowds

User Review  - Elena Plescan - Goodreads

An interesting concept if it wouldn't be for the boring way it was presented. I had to re-read some passages because I couldn't get myself to concentrate from the first time. Sometimes even felt like sleeping :(. Read full review


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