Category Archives: math

“This is what 5% feels like.”

Today I’m going to give you an explicit technique to improve your rationality. But first, a short digression: Have you ever seen poker players on TV talk to themselves? It’s an interesting phenomenon and there’s a few different motivations behind it. … Continue reading

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Quick Math Part 1: Introduction and Heads Up Win Percentages in Hold ‘Em

It is impossible to fully implement Bayes’ Theorem in all but the simplest circumstances, so we must settle for approximations. The key in most things is not to be exact but to avoid mistakes that can lead to large errors. … Continue reading

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