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  • Pareto Principle

    A statistical distribution, named after italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, specifies that 80% of consequences come from 20% of the causes, asserting an unequal relationship between inputs and outputs. It is also known as the 80/20 Rule.

    253 Points
  • Streisand Effect

    A social phenomenon that occurs when an attempt to hide, remove, or censor information has the unintended consequence of further publicizing that information, often via the Internet. It was named after Barbara Streisand’s 2003 attempt to suppress a photo of her Malibu, California residence by trying to sue a photographer for $50 million over the […]

    466 Points
  • Bell Curve

    The title of the seminal book by two Harvard Professors, Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray, arguing that human intelligence is substantially influenced by both inherited and environmental factors and that it is a best predictor of success.

    375 Points