[FoRK] Human behavior is 93% predictable

Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Tue Mar 2 09:04:35 PST 2010

--- On Tue, 3/2/10, Jebadiah Moore <jebdm at jebdm.net> wrote:

>  It's no-shit obvious that peoples' macro movement patterns are predictable
> (as are eating, sex, sleep, and similar).  But smaller/subtler/more creative
> actions, the writing and speech and product creation and capital
> raising--that is, the interesting stuff--are much less predictable, although
> I don't doubt that they are predictable on some useful scale.  I think this
> is what Ken was getting at with the "who cares"; ...

Just so. If the more creative stuff was even fractionally predictable/reproducable, they'd be bottling and selling it right now.

Thanks so much for sharing that. Much to think about. And some of it interesting. ;-)


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