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“How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking” by Jordan Ellenberg Part Two

I published Part One of my notes to “How Not to Be Wrong” yesterday. Noise is just as likely to push you in the opposite direction from the real effect as it is to tell the truth. So we’re left … Continue reading

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“How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking” by Jordan Ellenberg Part One

This book by Jordan Ellenberg really ties a lot of ideas from other books together. He touches on elements of prospect theory as in “Thinking, Fast and Slow” as well as rational decision making like “Think Like a Freak” and … Continue reading

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