Category Archives: Misc

Lying with Statistics

Lying with statistics has been a thing for a long time, but charts tend to spread far and wide these days. There’s a lot of them. Some don’t tell the truth. Maybe you glance at it and that’s it, but a … Continue reading

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Chess Puzzles for Decision Modelers

Sometimes complex business logic reminds chess puzzles. So, we decided from time to time to publish chess puzzles for decision modelers who are tired of solving complex decision modeling problems.  Some puzzles are very simple while others may be more complex, … Continue reading

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A New Music Album from DMN Guru Alan Fish

You can listen a new music album written by Alan Fish, one of the creators of the DMN standard. You may meet Alan in July at DecisionCAMP-2017 where he will present the latest news in the DMN 1.2 and will … Continue reading

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Thinking Differently About Thinking Different

Ken Molay posted an article “Thinking Differently About Thinking Different” that starts as follows: “People love pointing to non-conformist geniuses to show the power unleashed when you break away from conventional norms and boldly follow your own vision: Picasso and his cubist painting. … Continue reading

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How does Magic Square select the correct image?

The spring is around the corner and it’s time for fun. Play with this Magic Square and try to figure out the “business logic” behind its decisions.

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The “First High-Profile Deserter” from the World of AI

For 40 years, the Stanford professor Terry Winograd has steered the increasingly complex and meaningful interactions between humans and computers. As a graduate student at MIT in the late 1960s, Winograd wrote one of the seminal programs in the emerging discipline … Continue reading

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Common Decision-Making Mistakes

Eric McNulty just published an interesting paper “Improve the quality of your leadership decisions” in which he explains how decision science can help you get better at decision-making. Here is an example of common decision-making mistakes: “One of the most frequent … Continue reading

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