THIS IS INTERESTING

Posted by in THIS IS INTERESTING on August 20, 2013 .

THE CHAT IS BACK!

We have joined a brand new online magic community called, “Cybergician.” There are some big things planned with Cybergician, starting with the new magic chat. Click here to start chatting instantly!

Cybergician is a very simple website, ad-free and only one page. Visit the site and you are already in the chatroom. There’s no need to signup or login.

The site is completely FREE, including behavior. Be who you are. Respect other members, but say what you want. As always, spirited debate is encouraged.

Posted by in THIS IS INTERESTING on July 16, 2012 .

Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923) was an Italian economist who, in 1906, observed that 20 per cent of the Italian people owned 80 per cent of their country’s accumulated wealth.  Over time and through application in a variety of environments, this analytic has come to be called Pareto’s principle, the 80-20 rule, and the ‘Vital Few and Trivial Many Rule’.

The rule and its corollary

Pareto’s rule states that a small number of causes is responsible for a large percentage of the effect, in a ratio of about 20:80.  Expressed in a magical context, 20 percent of a person’s effort generates 80 per cent of the person’s...