The Gambler's Illusion

Premiere DateOct 13, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:26 Part 1 - Joseph Mazur
04:58 Part 2 - Trying to Predict Randomness
08:00 Part 3 - Experienced Gamblers
12:27 Outro
12:43 Vapid Eyes Jackie Zealous
15:36 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: Joseph Mazur, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Marlboro College and author of multiple books joins the Daily Beat to talk about his new book “Fluke: The Math & Myth of Coincidence,” the gambler’s illusion, and turning mathematical theory into compelling narratives.

Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday October 13, 2016: Joseph Mazur discusses the gambler’s illusion and why people think they can predict or control randomness.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…