Tag Archives: error covariance

Old Social Technology

I have often said that our current level of social technology is like that of medicine before the mechanisms of disease and the need for sterility were understood.   We now have medical terms like microorganisms and sterile field which … Continue reading

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Solving the Intransitivity Problem

In the previous message but one, I said that there would be three important principles enunciated. In the last message I argued that people who have low error-covariance with respect to each other are also likely to be compatible with … Continue reading

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Social Relationships Amongst Groups with Low Error-Covariance

This is a brief discussion of the reason why people who have a low level of error-covariance over a broad range of questions will also be compatible. There are two types of error-covariance which I have discussed. One is that among … Continue reading

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Posts about three basic principles, to come

This is really an announcement of other postings to come. I have three things to say, three basic principles, essential for making the software development project work. In each case I think I know something which is at least not … Continue reading

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Hi-Tech Social Tech versus Delphi Method

As I wrote yesterday, I began my work in social technology with an interest in matching problems, using hi-tech methods to find each person a suitable job and compatible spouse. But social technology as a discipline has its roots in … Continue reading

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