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Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People | Stephen Wolfram

The Real Thing, a Jewel., July 28, 2016 N N Taleb This review is from: Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People (Hardcover) The general public is usually supplied by books on mathematical scientists written by “science communicators” and other outside observers–the worst by far being the academic historians […]

The Science of Conjecture: Evidence and Probability before Pascal

5 out of 5 stars Stands above, way above other books on the history and philosophy of probability., July 9, 2015 By¬† N N Taleb “Nassim Nicholas Taleb” This review is from: The Science of Conjecture: Evidence and Probability before Pascal (Paperback) by James Franklin As a practitioner of probability, I’ve had to read many […]