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Coincidence, correlation and chance

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Johnnie Moore

I’m Johnnie Moore, and I help people work better together

Andrew Stickland writes entertainingly about coincidence correlation chance and the downsides of human’s ability to see patterns. Well spotted Jon Howard. Like Jon, I enjoyed Andrew’s ingenious idea for an email scam around predicting football results…

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Hung Parliament?

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More on Sainsbury’s

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The experience of strategy

Chris Mowles has a great post about his experience at a strategy presentation. He highlights the contrast between the presenter’s idealised abstractions and what is actually going on in the room.