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Confidence tricks: can crowdsourcing keep our feet on the ground?

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

Charles Darwin once wrote that “ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.”

Despite how far society has progressed since this was written, it seems as relevant now as it ever was. Whether it’s refusing to stop and ask for directions because we’re sure we know the right way (only to find ourselves lost in the wilderness ), or setting the …

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