I felt like stopping… but I can’t.
They were supposed to be new found interests during the holidays and meant to be forgotten after a few months. 339 more words
In “Fooled by Randomness”, Nassim Nicholas Taleb debunks the myth that “experts” truly consider all rational probabilities before making choices. “Experts”, like most of us, are prone to non-probabilistic/ irrational thinking (driven by emotions) and inclined to taking quick and dirty “mental shortcuts”. 334 more words
A long time ago Eddie Murphy was part of the cast of Saturday Night Live. Once he made a fantastic sketch where he put on make-up and was transformed into a white guy… 108 more words
Excerpt from “Fooled by Randomness” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Author of “The Black Swan”)
Kahneman and Tversky went in completely different direction than Simon (Herbert A. 120 more words
Recently I came across this post – why-owning-an-inexpensive-kindle-could-cost-you-hundreds , which says that people who buy Kindle spend $445 more than an Amazon user without Kindle. 94 more words