RSS Feed for herding https://solvonauts.org/%3Faction%3Drss_search%26term%3Dherding RSS Feed for herding 21A.100 Introduction to Anthropology (MIT) 21A.100 Introduction to Anthropology (MIT) This class introduces students to the methods and perspectives of cultural anthropology Readings emphasize case studies in very different settings a nuclear weapons laboratory a cattle herding society of the Sudan and a Jewish elder center in Los Angeles Although some of the results and conclusions of anthropology will be discussed emphasis will be on appreciating cultural difference and its implications studying cultures and societies through long term fieldwork and most of all learning to think analytically about other people s lives and our own This class introduces students to the methods and perspectives of cultural anthropology Readings emphasize case studies in very different settings a nuclear weapons laboratory a cattle herding society of the Sudan and a Jewish elder center in Los Angeles 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perspectives of cultural anthropology Readings emphasize case studies in very different settings a nuclear weapons laboratory a cattle herding society of the Sudan and a Jewish elder center in Los Angeles Although some of the results and conclusions of anthropology will be discussed emphasis will be on appreciating cultural difference and its implications studying cultures and societies through long term fieldwork and most of all learning to think analytically about other people s lives and our own http://www.core.org.cn/OcwWeb/Anthropology/21A-100Fall-2004/CourseHome/index.htm http://www.core.org.cn/OcwWeb/Anthropology/21A-100Fall-2004/CourseHome/index.htm A new forecasting method for the Brexit referendum A new forecasting method for the Brexit referendum Is it possible to have a more accurate prediction by asking people how confident they are that their preferred choice will win the day As the Brexit referendum date approaches the uncertainty regarding its outcome is increasing And so are concerns about the precision of the polls The forecasts are once again suggesting a very close result Ever since the general election of May 2015 criticism against pollsters has been rampant They have been accused of complacency herding of making sampling errors and even of deliberate manipulation of their results The UK is hardly the only country where pollsters are Is it possible to have a more accurate prediction by asking people how confident they are that their preferred choice will win the day As the Brexit referendum date approaches the uncertainty regarding its outcome is increasing And so are concerns about the precision of the polls The forecasts are once again suggesting a very close result Ever since the general election of May 2015 criticism against pollsters has been rampant They have been accused of complacency herding of making sampling errors and even of deliberate manipulation of their results The UK is hardly the only country where pollsters are 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Cartoon based on the Radical Infamous Poster showing John Redmond herding a chain gang of politicians including Campbell Bannerman and Asquith towards the Home Rule Compound The caption at the bottom of the poster exhorts its readers to vote against and work against the Radical Party Artist Unknown Printer Witherby and Co Publisher Conservative Central Office Place of Production London Date c1905 c1910 Persistent URL archives lse ac uk dserve exe dsqServer lib 4 lse ac uk a misc 0519 14 https://www.flickr.com/photos/lselibrary/3268708867/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/lselibrary/3268708867/ 14.15J Networks (MIT) Networks are ubiquitous in our modern society The World Wide Web that links us to and enables information flows with the rest of the world is the most visible example It is however only one of many networks within which we are situated Our social life is organized around networks of friends and colleagues These networks determine our information influence our opinions and shape our political attitudes They also link us often through important but weak ties to everybody else in the United States and in the world Economic and financial markets also look much more like networks than anonymous marketplaces Firms interact with the same suppliers and customers and use Web like supply chains Financial linkages both among banks and between consumers companies and banks also form a https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-15j-networks-fall-2009 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-15j-networks-fall-2009