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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Good Bye! The Reappointment Of Bernanke Is Too Much To Bear

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Probably it was more surprising that NNT became as public as he did. I’ll miss him in the public eye, but it’s a small price to pay if it means the next book gets here sooner.
What I am seeing and hearing on the news — the reappoint…

Dennett, Harris, Hitchens vs. Boteach, D'Souza, Taleb vs. Wright : Pharyngula

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Very cool! has summary of the recent debate. I still hope there is an audio version at some point, but this saves me the trouble of watching.
Don’t want to listen? Here’s a quick summary.Shmuley Boteach: Yeesh. What …

healthcare epistemocrat: The Primal Blueprint: An Epistemocratic Map for Health Decision Making

Maps matter.Especially in cognitive psychology (thanks to Dave Lull).In practice, cognitive maps for decision making don’t tell you where to go or how to navigate in every specific case or at every point in time; instead, they provide sign posts, indic…

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Thought you Taleb fans might enjoy this. Personally, I can’t get enough Danny Kahneman. See also:
What we’re saying is that there is a technology…