Wisdom in popular music?

February 10, 2006 at 10:52 am Leave a comment

Reading the comment in SlashDot today, how songs get popular, pointing at the article, The Science of Hit Songs, by Carey, “….Turns out popularity bred popularity….” reminds me of, The Wisdom of Crowds, by James Surowiecki, and the perils of information cascades which can destroy group wisdom.

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