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August 30, 2007

Variety is the spice

I know I’m very late to the party but I recently read Malcolm Gladwell’s “Blink” and “Tipping Point”, and promptly became wholly obsessed with his ideas. If you haven’t read those books, do, they changed the way I think about so many things. Also, check out this video (hat-tip JC) where Gladwell explains the key to happiness using spaghetti sauce.

Posted by Karol at 10:40 AM |
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The article I linked to in the comments yesterday should round out your understanding of Blink, then.

Posted by: David at August 30, 2007 at 11:25 am

Insanity is the spice of life.

Posted by: W.C. Varones at August 31, 2007 at 1:44 am

I’ve never read his books because, as one reviewer in 2000 said, isn’t a “tipping point” what we used to call a “trend”? It seemed Gladwell’s idea was just an old one tied up with a shiny, new ribbon. But again, I haven’t read it.

Posted by: demian at September 4, 2007 at 10:23 am
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