Google’-s Bo Cowgill, as reported by IT Business:
[…-] If you let people bet on things anonymously, they will tell you what they really believe because they have money at stake. This is a conversation that’-s happening without politics. Nobody knows who each other is, and nobody has any incentive to kiss up. […-]
[In one example,] the market was predicting that [a project] was behind. A manager says what’-s going on here, …-starts investigating and finds some glitches. […-]
Read the previous blog posts by Chris F. Masse:
- Ratted by his bank, sex-addict New York governor Eliot Spitzer (alias “Client 9”) resigns.
- BBC’s coverage of politics is dull like taxes, death and German sausages.
- Never talk when you can nod, and never nod when you can wink, and never write an e-mail because it’s death. You’re giving prosecutors all the evidence we need.
- Is Justin Wolfers a libertarian? Probably not.
- The information technology that caught Eliot Spitzer
- Eric Zitzewitz’s 10 minutes of fame
- Fun with conditional probabilities