Comments on: The octopus and the economists http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2010/07/12/the-octopus-and-the-economists/ Shining a light on the dismal science Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:39:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Ian_Kemmish http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2010/07/12/the-octopus-and-the-economists/comment-page-1/#comment-1835 Mon, 12 Jul 2010 17:01:44 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=3708#comment-1835 I still think the octopus just prefers broad, high contrast, horizontal stripes. Then again, it’s probably just as sound as the economists’ reasons….

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By: shandy http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2010/07/12/the-octopus-and-the-economists/comment-page-1/#comment-1834 Mon, 12 Jul 2010 15:00:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=3708#comment-1834 This kind of situation reminds me of paragraph in the book “the Black Swan” where (and forgive any misquotes etc) the author observes that more information dosn’t improve forecasting ability but can make forecasts worse.

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By: commandante http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2010/07/12/the-octopus-and-the-economists/comment-page-1/#comment-1833 Mon, 12 Jul 2010 14:16:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=3708#comment-1833 octopus needs to be the FIFA president… he is new phenomenon in football… we love him so much…

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