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Puzzles have this paradoxical appeal where no matter how much they give the human mind fits, people can't seem to put them down. Part of this is a testament to the degree in which we pride ourselves as relentless problem-solvers. The "Dumbness of Crowds". « Female-friendly tech shirts | Main | Reverse-engineering user reviews » The "Dumbness of Crowds" Community.
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