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Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations

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Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
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2004
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James Surowiecki's book contains a simple premise: Large groups of people are smarter than a few experts when it comes to making the correct decision or solving a problem. Surowiecki covers a wide range of subject areas, from finance and economics to computer science to biology. He goes against the conventional wisdom and draws startling conclusions about society, free markets, scientific research, the environment, and even the U.S.'s democratic form of government.
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With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki ranges across fields as diverse as popular culture, psychology, ant biology, behavioral economics, artificial intelligence, military history, and politics to show how this simple idea offers important lessons for how we live our lives, select our leaders, run our companies, and think about our world.
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