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In 1906 at a country fair in Plymouth, Sir Francis Galton asked 787 villagers to correctly guess the weight of a slaughtered and dressed ox. While none of them got the right answer, a near perfect estimate was reached when Galton averaged their ... Management Today Magazine, 3 weeks ago

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Is dumb money better than smart money?

Francis Galton, the pioneering statistician, was once at a village fair watching a competition to guess the weight of a dead ox. About 800 people took guesses and none of them was close to the mark. But Galton collected all the guesses and ...
 Smart Investor1 week ago

Lauren Anderson: Grit, Galton, and Eugenics

Editor's Note, March 22: In reviewing this post, we believe iterrored in notseeking a responsefrom Angela Duckworth or educators who support her work. We will follow up with Professor Duckworth and offer her space for a full response.
 Education Week4 weeks ago
Air Force Times

April sergeant, staff sergeant promotions announced

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 Air Force Times3 weeks ago

Jews as Racialized Other as Reflected in the Kansas Murders

by: Warren J. Blumenfeld on April 18th, 2014 | 2 Comments ยป We are learning from news accounts that the alleged shooter in the murders of three people at two separate Jewish sites, a community center and a retirement village in Overland Park, ...
 Tikkun Magazine17 hours ago
BusinessWeek

Crowdsourcing Site Tongal Awards Its Winning Ad Pitches

A crowd of 250 has gathered on April 2 at yet another Hollywood awards show, this one at the El Rey Theater on Wilshire Boulevard. There's a buffet of spring pea salad and ginger-almond salmon catered by Wolfgang Puck, plus the promise of a surprise ...
 BusinessWeek1 day ago

Exploring Childhood Amnesia

What is your earliest memory? By the time children are two years old, they are able to answer questions about recent events ialthough they often need careful prompting to retrieve memories. Over the next four or five years, children become better ...
 Psychology Today5 days ago

Testing the limits of testing

High-stakes testing in K12 schools has had a chilling effect on how students are taught and what they learn. The number of school closings due to poor test results has nearly doubled annually, from about 1,100 to 1,900, notes journalist Anya ...
 District Administration5 days ago
World News Australia

The future in your palm: science and The Secrets of the Hand

By James Bradley , University of Melbourne For thousands of years, people believed their future could be read in the lines etched into the palm of their hands. The ancient art of palmistry, originating in India, claimed a close examination of the ...
 World News Australia1 week ago

Paganization and recolonization (Part I)

On Monday, this paper ran my regular weekly analysis. In it I asked, Will Aquino and the Supreme Court risk a Catholic revolt? As I turned to this page, however, I could not read what I had written. I was seeing double. Yet I had no problem reading ...
 Manila Standard Today1 week ago
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