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The idea of multiple counterfactuals…

The idea of multiple counterfactuals:When you imagine future outcomes, you change one variable not many together. If you did, you’d have surprises. KAHNEMAN | Edge.orgTo arrive at the edge of the world’s knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions […]

Daniel Kahneman – BBC – Start the Week

Daniel Kahneman, Henry Marsh, Michael Ignatieff and Lisa Appignanesi – 17th March 2014Mon, Duration:42 minsTom Sutcliffe discusses how we make decisions with the Nobel prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman. Moral choices in politics can be a complicated business, according to the academic and former politician Michael Ignatieff, who explores whether the age of international intervention is […]

The Video of the NYPL Conversation with Daniel Kahneman

Covered the audio version of this earlier on the blog. The Video of the NYPL Conversation with Daniel Kahneman is posted here (with transcripts). Note this is the 2nd time I’ve posted a link to the recording of a past event. And note that Kahneman figured out who Fat Tony was. via The Video […]

Nassim Taleb & Danny Kahneman NYPL Live February 5, 2013

This is an audio player from NYPL Live. (Perhaps it will turn into a video player later.) The conversation took place at the New York Public Library February 5, 2013. You can also download the audio here. SOLD OUT! How do we — as individuals and as communities — make decisions when faced with uncertainty, […]

Nassim Taleb and Daniel Kahneman: Black Swan Shows Fragility under Heavy Weight of Anchoring | Enterprising Investor

Interestingly, each man was asked to write a biography of seven words or less. Taleb described himself as: “Convexity. Mental probabilistic heuristics approach to uncertainty.” Kahneman apparently pleaded with the moderator to only use five words, which were: “Endlessly amused by people’s minds.” Not surprisingly these two autobiographies are descriptive of the two men’s bodies […]