The Drunkard's Walk How Randomness Rules Our Lives

The Drunkard's Walk How Randomness Rules Our Lives

By: Leonard Mlodinow (author)eBook

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An exhilarating, eye-opening guide to understanding our random world

Leonard Mlodinow reveals the psychological illusions that prevent us understanding everything from stock-picking to wine-tasting, winning the lottery to road safety, and reveals the truth about the success of sporting heroes and film stars, and even how to make sense of a blood test.

The Drunkard's Walk is an exhilarating, eye-opening guide to understanding our random world - read it, so you won't be left a victim of chance.

Leonard Mlodinow has a Ph.D., has been a member of the faculty of the California Institute of Technology and a television writer in Hollywood, as well as developing many award winning CD-Roms. He is currently Vice President of Emerging Technologies and R&D at Scholastic Inc. and lives in New York City. His previous books include A Brief History of Time, which he co-authored, and Euclid's Window and Some Time with Feynman both published by Penguin.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 02/04/2009
  • ID: 9780141920696
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

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