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JamesMallory made a comment Apr 14 2021
"If your objective is mainly to obtain information about Alzheimer's, then this isn't the best book for you, since it's way too long-winded and spends endless time recounting the search for cures that didn't pan out. Bottom line: there is no cure ..." Permalink
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What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of the new and familiar is the most fulfilling? These may seem like uniquely human quandaries, but they are not. Computers, like us,...
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JamesMallory added a title to their For later shelf Apr 14 2021
From "one of the great (greatest?) contemporary popular writers on economics" (Tyler Cowen) comes a smart, lively, and encouraging rethinking of how to use statistics. Today we think statistics are the enemy, numbers used to mislead and confuse...
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JamesMallory made a comment Apr 13 2021
"An excellent book, partly because he takes an optimistic line about what solutions are possible rather than just reiterating scare tactics that we've all heard before. Bill Gates's analysis of the problem is good, and of course he's going to sugg..." Permalink
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