Prediction Machines

The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence By: Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, Avi Goldfarb Published: 2018. Read: 2019. Summary: The basic argument is that AI (or machine learning) is mostly about better and cheaper “prediction”: the ability to use information you

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The Laws of Medicine

Field Notes from an Uncertain ScienceBy: Siddhartha MukherjeePublished: 2015 Read: 2020 Summary: Despite the increasing accuracy of medical tests and other advances, much of modern medicine still takes place under conditions of incomplete information and uncertainty, partly because more complex

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EconTalk — Gerd Gigerenzer

On: Gut Feelings. Episode: N/A Date: December 2019 Background: Psychologist and author of “Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious”. Key Subjects: Gut feelings or intuitions guide many decisions. Suggestions on how to act that arise rapidly from your unconscious

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