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ῴ [PDF]- Download ↡ Everything Is Obvious: *Once You Know the Answer  ´ ePUB Author Duncan J Watts • ῴ [PDF]- Download ↡ Everything Is Obvious: *Once You Know the Answer ´ ePUB Author Duncan J Watts • Mr Watts, a former sociology professor and physicist who is now a researcher for Yahoo, has written a fascinating book that ranges through psychology, economics, marketing and the science of social networks The Wall Street JournalIts about time a sociologist wrote an amazing and accessible book for a non specialist audience Everything Is Obvious Once You Know the Answer by Duncan J Watts is that amazing book Inside Higher EdIn this bold thesis, renowned network scientist Duncan J Watts exposes the complex mechanics of judgement and proposes a radical new way of thinking about human behaviour Scott Wilson, The Fringe MagazineCommon sense is a kind of bespoke make believe, and we can no use it to scientifically explain the workings of the social world than we can use a hammer to understand mollusks Nicholas Christakis, The New York Times Everything is Obvious is engagingly written and sparkles with counter intuitive insights Its modesty about what can and cannot be known also compares favourably with other big idea books James Crabtree, comment editor Financial TimesEvery once in a while, a book comes along that forces us to re examine what we know and how we know it This is one of those books And while it is not always pleasurable to realize the many ways in which we are wrong, it is useful to figure out the cases where our intuitions fail us Dan Ariely, James B Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University, and New York Times bestselling author of Predictably IrrationalA deep and insightful book that is a joy to read There are new ideas on every page, and none of them is obvious Daniel Gilbert, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and author of Stumbling on Happiness A brilliant account of why, for every hard question, theres a common sense answer thats simple, seductive, and spectacularly wrong If you are suspicious of pop sociology, rogue economics, and didactic history or, importantly, if you arent Everything is Obvious is necessary reading It will literally change the way you think Eric Klinenberg, Professor of Sociology New York UniversityYou have to take notice when common sense, the bedrock thing weve always counted on, is challenged brilliantly Especially when something better than common sense is suggested As we increasingly experience the world as a maddeningly complex blur, we need a new way of seeing The fresh ideas in this book, like the invention of spectacles, help bring things into better focus Alan Alda Everything is Obvious is indicated for managers, scholars, or anyone else tired of oversimplified, faulty explanations about how business, government, society and even sports work Temporary side effects of reading Duncan Watts tour de force include light headedness, a tendency to question one s colleagues, temporary doubt in one s own strategies Long term effects include Deeper insight into history, current events, corporate politics and any other human activity that involves than one person at a time Everything is Obvious is available without a prescription Dalton Conley, Dean for the Social Sciences, New York UniversityA truly important work that s bound to rattle the cages of pseudo and self proclaimed experts in every field If this book doesn t force you to re examine what you re doing, something is wrong with you Guy Kawasaki, author of Enchantment The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, and co founder of Alltop.com.Watts brings science to life A complicated, global, interconnected world, one which often overwhelms, is tamed by wit, skepticism, and the power to challenge conventional wisdom The book will help you see patterns, where you might have thought chaos ruled Sudhir Venkatesh, William B Ransford Professor of Sociology at Columbia UniversityDuncan Watts is a principal research scientist at Yahoo Research, and a former professor of sociology at Columbia University His research on social networks and collective dynamics has appeared in a wide range of academic journals, including Nature, Science, and the American Journal of Sociology He is also the author of two previous books, Six Degrees The Science of a Connected Age and Small Worlds The Dynamics of Networks between Order and Randomness He lives in New York. 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    • Everything Is Obvious: *Once You Know the Answer
    • 2.4
    • 190
    • Hardcover
    • 369 pages
    • Duncan J Watts
    • English
    • 25 October 2016

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