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The Long Tail, reviewed. - Slate Magazine
The Long Tail theory is so catchy it can overgrow its useful boundaries. Unfortunately, Anderson's book exacerbates this problem. When you put it down, there's one question you won't be able to answer: When, exactly, doesn't the Long Tail matter?
The graph below is the Long Tail in a nutshell.
This image accurately describes the demand for cultural products. In most entertainment...
Date: 2017-04-03 08:22:31
Why Chris Anderson's "Long Tail" theory might be all wrong.
Why Chris Anderson's theory of the digital world might be all wrong.
Nearly four years ago, first in a widely cited article and later in a best-selling book , Chris Anderson posited that the Internet, with its vast inventories of books, albums, and movies, would liberate the world from blockbuster schlock. Anderson, the editor of Wired, labeled his concept "the Long Tail," after the shape our...
Date: 2017-04-03 08:22:42
The polls of the future will be reproducible and open source.
The likelihood of states going for Clinton or Trump, per the newest and best poll aggregator out there.
There's a new poll aggregator in town. And it's a monster, harnessing three of the most powerful ideas in science today: Bayesian inference, open-source software, and reproducible research.
For the past few election cycles, it's become generally understood that single surveys can be...
Date: 2017-04-03 06:40:34