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Why does the car go crazy?! Because a MacBook told it to.

April 25th, 2011 No Comments

They call it superstition in the past BUT the people then believed them wholeheartedly.

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Who are James Wilson and George Kelling?

April 15th, 2011 11 Comments

Consider a building with a few broken windows. If the windows are not repaired, the tendency is for vandals to break a few more windows. Eventually, they may even break into the building, and if it’s unoccupied, perhaps become squatters or light fires inside.

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Why is the glass half full or half empty?

April 3rd, 2011 10 Comments

There is an old joke about H-A-B-I-T that if you take away H , you get A-BIT. If you remove A, you still have BIT and if you further remove B, you still have IT! Old habits die hard! The same must be true for many other things. For example, there is a certain pattern as to […]

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What’s the big fuss about representational systems?

April 3rd, 2011 10 Comments

By now you have probably heard of representational systems in NLP If you are not familiar, have a look at the picture below ( the arrow points at the direction of the eye movement, i.e. up, middle, down) V – Visual – driven by what I see A – Auditory – driven by what I […]

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What is 90% tit-for-tat?

March 17th, 2011 13 Comments

We talked about game theory and the prisoner’s dilemma in the previous post (Click here for Part 1: Game theory in 5 minutes). The implication is real and thus it is vital that we understand the best approach to adopt in such situations Recall that the problem with the prisoner’s dilemma is that one’s action […]

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Game theory in 5 minutes

March 17th, 2011 11 Comments

The prisoner’s dilemma is a fundamental problem in game theory that demonstrates why two people might not cooperate even if it is in both their best interests to do so Why? Refer to the following payoff table (scale of 1-5, with 5 being the highest) Both cooperate – 3 points each One party cooperates and […]

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