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This Man Is About to Blow Up Mathematics

Harvey Friedman is about to bring incompleteness and infinity out of quarantine.

How to Understand Extreme Numbers

The Tangled History of Big Bang Science

How to Build a Probability Microscope

The surprising mathematics of the extremely rare.

Ingenious: Robert H. Frank

Why you should admit you didn’t create your success on your own.

Don’t Tell Your Friends They’re Lucky

Luck has a lot to do with success. We just don’t want to admit it.

Investing Is More Luck Than Talent

The surprising message of the statistics of wealth distribution.

The Deceptions of Luck

Nature makes chance, humans make luck.