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K Ramkumar, known to his friends as Ram, has an enduring passion for triggering a discussion and joining in with gusto on a range of themes. He believes that every person has an inalienable right to express his/her view no matter how different it is to anyone else. In his book no view is unworthy or big or small. Every view from everyone deserves a consideration without getting caught up with the tyranny of agreement or disagreement.
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Research and Analytics: Better accept with a pinch of salt (Audio)

This is the audio form of the post, Research and Analytics: Better accept with a pinch of salt. The voice artist is Sohandeep Hattar.

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Research and Analytics: Better accept with a pinch of salt

Nostradamus should be the patron saint of the Big Data and Analytics cult.  I say this because we have hardly paused and reflected on what analytics can or cannot do. Despite the warnings from Taleb, Kahneman and Dobelli we have chosen not to take note of their caution on the human proclivity for cognitive biases. Read more »

The Thinking Challenge: Part 1 (Audio)

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This will enable to you to download the post and listen to it at your leisure.  You may be too busy to read the post at one go and may want to listen to it later while on the road or while exercising. Or may be you want to use this audio as the seed for a discussion with your colleagues, trainees or students.

This first post is the audio form of the post, The Thinking Challenge: The trap we willingly walk into – Part 1 (Click to Tweet). The narrator is Sohandeep Hattar.

Feel free to download and use as you see fit. My only conditions are that you credit theotherview.in as the source if you are sharing this with others and that you come back here to post your own views and feedback in the form of comments.

The Thinking Challenge: The Trap We Willingly Walk Into – Part 1

Over the last 30 years, having been part of many discussions and meetings at various levels and forums, I have often wondered about the quality of thinking in these discussions. The ones where I found it to be of high quality, it almost always had the following:

  • A well thought out proposition on the table.
    • Carefully distilled information (not the whole database) that helps to comprehend the proposition. Read more »

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K Ramkumar, known to his friends as Ram, has an enduring passion for triggering a discussion and joining in with gusto on a range of themes. He believes that every person has an inalienable right to express his/her view no matter how different it is to anyone else. In his book no view is unworthy or big or small. Every view from everyone deserves a consideration without getting caught up with the tyranny of agreement or disagreement.
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