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If you think you're going to harvest the "Wisdom of the Crowds", please go read James Surowiecki's book of the same name. http://www.amazon.com/The-Wisdom-Crowds-James-Surowiecki/dp/...

If that's too hard, at least understand the summary on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wisdom_of_Crowds#Four_eleme...

A quick look at your site and it's clear you don't get point #2 Independence as you're showing people the prior avg before they submit their answer. I'll bet your site will suffer from a lack of #1 Diversity of opinion as well, as most websites tend to gather abnormally high concentrations of like minded people just through the natural ways they acquire and accrete audience.




This was just an MVP so didn't bother to put too much effort into tackling Information Cascading.[1]

I was hoping that because there are many answers above the folder, it might negate information cascading.

Lack of diversity will be definitely be a problem =D

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_cascade




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