Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions 0th Edition, Kindle Edition

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“An entertaining, intelligently presented book.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Practical, everyday advice which will easily provoke an interest in computer science.”—ValueWalk

“All of this information is presented in an interesting, humorous, and thought-provoking way, including quotes that really make you contemplate the meaning of ‘life, the universe, and everything.’”—EE Times

“An important study in how to make better decisions. If you like nerding out about mental models, thinking in stages, game theory, etc., then you’ll probably like [this book].”—Epeak World News,101 Best Audiobooks of All Time  --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

BRIAN CHRISTIAN is the author of The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive, which was a Wall Street Journal bestseller and a New Yorker favoUrite book of the year. Alongside Steven Pinker and Daniel Kahneman, he was shortlisted for the Best Book of Ideas prize in the U.K.

TOM GRIFFITHS is a professor of psychology and cognitive science at UC Berkeley, where he directs the Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • File Size : 5771 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 369 pages
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.; 0th Edition (April 19, 2016)
  • Publication Date : April 19, 2016
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B015CKNWJI
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
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