￼￼Seeking Meaning in a Situation Can Lead You AstrayJanuary 25, 2015. By Kare Anderson at Forbes.com
We humans seek meaning in most any action, so we sometimes mislead ourselves. We can overcome our natural tendency to make the world more knowable and secure by seeking patterns and coincidences where there are none. A new book by Kenneth Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schonberger ‘Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think‘, describes how our increasing access to the results of big data processing helps us overcome our quick instinct to falsely see correlation and causality.
Frans Johansson, author of the book ‘The Click Moment‘, recommends using serendipity to spur innovation:
- “The faster the world changes, the faster other people or organizations can catch up with you. The speed of discovering and sharing new business practices, marketing campaigns, products, or services has
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