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Survivorship bias: Don't just depend on the success stories. We must consider failures in our efforts to understand what works. Take risks. Explore the unexplored.


My favorite Star Trek gif. (Data, Riker, and Worf)


The problem with sorting out failures and successes is that failures are often muted, destroyed, or somehow removed from sight while successes are left behind, weighting your decisions and percepti…


How Survivorship Bias Tricks Entrepreneurs

How Survivorship Bias Tricks Entrepreneurs | Our focus on simple success stories obscures the many lessons failure has to teach. | via Bloomberg Businessweek

Survivorship bias