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CNET Roadside Assistance 019: Occam's razor

Sometimes, the simplest solution is the best solution. Today, we try to convince one listener to upgrade his car stereo and to convince another listener NOT to upgrade his Prius.

By October 19, 2011

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'Crowd Control,' part 13: An accidental tourist in a Utopian Mexico

Next in CNET's crowdsourced sci-fi novel, our heroic experimental quantum theorist comes to terms with where her long journey has taken her -- to a place that's an awful lot like Mexico City, but even more like heaven.

By June 1, 2016

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CNET Roadside Assistance 019: Occam's razor (podcast)

Sometimes, the simplest solution is the best solution. Today, we try to convince one listener to upgrade his car stereo and to convince another listener NOT to upgrade his Prius.

By June 30, 2011

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Why no Luke in the 'Force Awakens' trailers? Rating the theories

Ever since Luke Skywalker went missing from yet another "Force Awakens" trailer, theories about the Jedi's whereabouts have abounded. CNET's Danny Gallagher dissects them and adds two of his own.

By November 3, 2015

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Keep it simple

Occam's Razor essentially says that all things being equal, the simplest solution is the best. The principle has implications in virtually every field, but it's amazing how hard people work to make things more complicated than they have to be.

By May 27, 2008