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Kahneman and the real meaning of Man Utd’s 6-1 defeat

As a Man Utd fan since the days of George Best (I am just about that old – I precociously started supporting them aged 3 in 1973), I was of course pretty disappointed by the events at Old Trafford on … Continue reading

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Qualitative research and behavioural economics

Looking up at the bookshelf, there is Charles Leadbeater‘s We-Think, Dan Ariely‘s Predictably Irrational and kicking around the house somewhere is Thaler and Sunstein’s Nudge; not forgetting Blink by Malcolm Gladwell. Having been interested in these accessible paperbacks on “behavioural … Continue reading

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A Self-Defence Class for Digital Activists?

Meta-activism vs Malcolm Gladwell Digital activism is getting less meek by the day, it seems. Here, a stout defence of the role of social media in bringing about political change, against a perceived slight from Malcolm Gladwell (author of “Blink”, … Continue reading

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