Responsible Thinking

Responsible Thinking Guidelines   Seek as accurate an understanding of reality as possible, guarding against false beliefs. Question the claims of authorities and widely held beliefs. Do not become polarized or emotionally attached to any viewpoint. Subjective judgments may seem to be based on our own experience but may in fact be based on what […]

Big Data and The Great Turkey Problem

Source: Taleb, N. (2012). Antifragile. London: Penguin The Great Turkey Problem A turkey is fed for a thousand days by a butcher; every day confirms to its staff of analysts that butchers love turkeys ‘with increased statistical confidence.’ The butcher will keep feeding the turkey until a few days before thanksgiving. Then comes the day […]