One of the attractions of the Chicago site was the proximity to the “Museum Campus” of the Field Museum of Natural History, the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium. Looks like an example of the Matthew effect.
I have read books by both Silver and Taleb in the last couple years. Both authors have significantly changed my thinking about the world.
The Signal and the Silence looks at Silver and Taleb. It is a good review. My only real question is about the opening section, where the fate of the 2011 Boston Red Sox is described as “the worst collapse in Major League Baseball history.” I still have not recovered from the 1969 Chicago Cubs.
We have a vegetarian in the house, and are adjusting our family meals to meet her needs. I am OK with this, but I have these occasional thoughts ….. Well, long ago Steve Goodman expressed them much better than I will ever be able to: