Maarten van Doorn

Since we’re deeply convinced that we need that data, yet it wasn’t there to be found, we went and created some instead. We would like to know about these unknowable things so badly, that we pretend there’s some fact about societal engagement ‘there’, which our surveys tap into.

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2 Responses to Maarten van Doorn

  1. shinichi says:

    How Wrong Ideas about Knowledge Can Ruin Decisions

    Campbell’s law, unknowable things, and the illusion of control

    by Maarten van Doorn

    https://medium.com/the-understanding-project/how-wrong-ideas-about-knowledge-ruin-decisions-ab6f1ed197ab

  2. shinichi says:

    Campbell’s Law:

    The more any quantitative social indicator is used for social decision-making, the more subject it will be to corruption pressures and the more apt it will be to distort and corrupt the social processes it is intended to monitor.

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