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The Drunkard’s Walk

How Randomness Rules Our Lives

By Leonard Mlodinow
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The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow

This book is about the role randomness plays in our lives. It explores the historical roots of modern statistics and delves into fundamental mathematical principles to explain how – like a drunk person struggling to walk – much of our lives is dictated by pure chance.

  • Anyone interested in science
  • Anyone interested in math or math history
  • Anyone interested in how people become successful

Leonard Mlodinow has a PhD in physics from the University of California at Berkeley and is the author of many successful scientific books, such as A Briefer History of Time and Feynman’s Rainbow: A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life. He has also written for the television series MacGyver and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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