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Andrea Jones-Rooy

Andrea Jones-Rooy, Ph.D., is a social scientist focused on complexity, and a quantitative researcher and analyst at FiveThirtyEight. She is also a circus fire performer who has performed all over the world.

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Andrea Jones-Rooy, cameo
July 25, 2018

To succeed, you have to be relentless about pursuing a big opportunity — and ruthless about killing your own bad ideas along the way. Zynga founder Mark Pincus up-ended the gaming industry with social games like Farmville and Words with Friends. And he did it by gathering data; killing ideas that didn’t move the needle, and going all-in on the ones that did.