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Julia Galef

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Julia Galef is co-founder of the Center for Applied Rationality. She is a writer and public speaker on the topics of rationality, science, technology, and design.
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Superforecasting
The Art and Science of Prediction
Philip E. Tetlock - Sep 13, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST "The most important book on decision making since Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow."--Jason Zweig, The Wall Street JournalEveryone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, crafting policy, launching a new product, or simply...
Julia Galef
Has some good advice on how to improve your ability to make accurate predictions.     source
How to Measure Anything
Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business
Douglas W. Hubbard - Mar 17, 2014 (first published in 1985)
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This new edition continues to boldly assert that any perception of immeasurability is based on certain popular misconceptions about measurement and measurement methods. It shows the common reasoning for calling something immeasurable, and sets out to correct those ideas. Practical methods for measuring a variety of intangibles are explained includi...
Julia Galef
Has some good advice on how to improve your ability to make accurate predictions.     source
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Decisive
How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
Chip Heath - Mar 26, 2013
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The four principles that can help us to overcome our brains' natural biases to make better, more informed decisions -- in our lives, careers, families and organizations.In Decisive, Chip Heath and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors of Made to Stick and Switch, tackle the thorny problem of how to overcome our natural biases and irrational thinking t...
Julia Galef
Explains four of the biggest judgment errors and gives tips for combating them.     source
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Derek Sivers