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A Scientist’s Reckoning with the Cruelty of Chance (newyorker.com)
42 points by Hooke 2 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments






If life were more like chess and less like cards, we wouldn't need to routinely apply mixed strategies, and imho we'd be poorer for it.

Related: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24720413 https://xkcd.com/1457/




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