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probability
Joseph Mazur talks about the idea of making your own luck and discusses his background in writing, turning mathematical theory and study into digestible narratives.
Joseph Mazur discusses the gambler's illusion and why people think they can predict or control randomness.
Joseph Mazur explains that people more apt to noticing things are more likely to experience coincidences. He also discusses the story of Joan Ginther and the odds of winning the lottery four times.
Joseph Mazur discusses vetting and soliciting coincidence stories from a pool of thousands for his most recent book.
Joseph Mazur joins the Daily Beat to discuss his new book, "Fluke," and sifting through so many coincidence stories.

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