[ExI] Fwd: why?

Dylan Distasio interzone at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 23:53:17 UTC 2020

+1 on Pearl although I haven't read his book yet.  Sam Harris has a good
podcast with him I'd recommend.

Sadly, he's also Daniel Pearl's dad.

On Fri, Apr 17, 2020, 7:42 PM Rafal Smigrodzki via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 1:43 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> I bought this book thinking that I could understand it more than it
>> appears that I can.  It is written by a man who has been in the field of AI
>> for a long time, and now wants to create a math that does what statistics
>> cannot do:  answer why.
>> The book is The Book of Why:  The New Science of Cause and Effect.  by
>> Judea Pearl (winner of the 2011 Turing Award)
>> Check it out on Amazon.  I will consider requests and send it to someone
>> who tells me it's in their field.
> ### It's the best book I read last year! Pearl is a genius, he should be
> much better known. I learned a lot from this book.
> Rafal
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