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Asimov on perceiving the world

July 8, 2009

Via economist Dan Ariely's blog, this is what Isaac Asimov thought about perceiving the world through data. It is an implicitly Bayesian approach and brings to mind the famous Keynes quote about changing one's mind. Asimov wrote: "Don't you believe in flying saucers, they ask me? Don't you believe in telepathy? — in ancient astronauts? — […]

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