Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge

Charles Darwin noted “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge” Nobel prize winning psychological analysts defined what is known as the Dunning Kruger effect … “The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which the unskilled suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly rating their ability much higher than average. This bias is attributed to aContinue reading “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge”

Learning from Obama – Part II

Back in 2008 I wrote a post about learnings from Obama’s election for startups … I am now compelled to write the second part of that observing what appears to be dissapointing presidency of Barack Obama. Here are some lessons for startups … Long term vision, scalability are all great but with out short term tacticsContinue reading “Learning from Obama – Part II”

5 good reasons why CWG were messed up intentionally

May be Mr.  Suresh Kalmadi and his team are smarter than they look. Remember Pointy Haired Boss and Evil Dogbert? Here may be 5 good reasons why they intentionally messed up CWG preparations. #5. To embarrass the Queen and the British … To tell them that even this last colonial relic of the British empireContinue reading “5 good reasons why CWG were messed up intentionally”

Easy lies this head with a crown …

Shakespeare wrote “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown” … but Google wears it’s crown as the undisputed leader of online search quite easily. After dominating the space for years, it seemed as if new threats would shake their monarchy. Real time search, decision engine type search, Bing, mobile search etc. But they seem toContinue reading “Easy lies this head with a crown …”