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Blog Archive for jimothy during May 2004

A recent book, The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less by Barry Schwartz, has been getting quite a bit of attention lately. In it, Schwartz contends—and his research backs this up—that people are frequently less satisfied as the are offered more choices. I tend to believe he's right. The Java world alone offers plenty of anecdotal evidence. For instance, after occasional frustration...