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Henriette Weber’s thoughts on creating instead of competing

You make your mark in social media by creating, not competing. Henriette Weber runs the acclaimed social web agency Toothless Tiger.

Alternative facts and the disturbing science behind what people believe

People want to believe — despite being proven wrong. In a world of 'alternative facts,' many fall victims to psychological delusions.

Survivorship bias: The story about Abraham Wald and the WWII airplanes

Don't let the success of others dictate your strategy. Survivorship bias is a common fallacy; at times it's better to study those who failed.

I’m a science-fictionist — a complete political framework

If I had to put a political label on myself, I’d call myself a science-fictionist. You should be totally free to be smart, but not totally free to be stupid.