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4:1 longshot Trump wins election

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JUST ABOUT EVERYONE GOT IT WRONG, SOME CLASSES OF PREDICTIONS WERE LESS WRONG We know Decision Science News isn’t your main news source and assume you know that Donald Trump surprised many and won the election last night. Models like the Princeton Election Consortium, which put Clinton’s probability of winning at 99%, probably need re-examining. […]

Build your own distribution builders

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A distribution builder is a tool to elicit probability distributions from people. Now you can make your own.

Turn your tough decisions into simple rules

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If you know R, you could building simple, accurate decision rules today with this sweet new package.

Heuristica: An R package for testing models of binary choice

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It just got a lot easier to simulate the performance of simple heuristics.

Hemingway app forces you to write more simply

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Here’s a tool that encourages simple, forceful writing.

The thing that matters most about coffee is the temperature at which you drink it

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We experimented with every aspect of making coffee. What we found surprised us.

Got good ideas for crowdsourcing? Attend the IARPA Proposers’ Day conference

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The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) will host a Proposers’ Day Conference for the Crowdsourcing Evidence, Argumentation, Thinking and Evaluation (CREATE) Program on June 30, 2015, in anticipation of the release of a new solicitation in support of the Program.

Choose a frequent flier program – 2015 Edition

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We present the new “choose an airline loyalty program” tool for 2015. It has graphical hotness.

How to make a Romeo and Juliet sandwich

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The question often arises: What is the best decision science food? It’s the Romeo and Juliet sandwich, an adaptation of the popular Brazilian desert “Romeu e Julieta”.

Publishers withdraw more than 120 gibberish papers

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The publishers Springer and IEEE are removing more than 120 papers from their subscription services after a French researcher discovered that the works were computer-generated nonsense.