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Friday, February 25, 2005

"Blink" Boiled Down Into 9 Words

peterme.com: Everything You Need to Know About "Blink" Boiled Down Into 9 Words.
Peter Merholz gives us this succinct abstract of the latest literary fad, "Blink": "Snap judgments are valuable. Except when they are not." I shouldn't be hard on Blink though, I haven't even read it, but from all the talk, it just seems to me to be old wine on new bottles. Especially, if you have dealt with the science(s) of human decision making at more than a rudimentary level.