Past Event

The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

Mon, Jun 1 2009 - 6:30pm

The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

Leonard Mlodinow, Author, The Drunkard’s Walk

From economic disaster to Supreme Court rulings, pure randomness may explain life’s outcomes more than we realize. Mlodinow proposes that we tend to overestimate the control we have over our destinies. The best-selling author will explain how a better understanding of statistics might bring hope to a nation facing an onslaught of misfortune.

Location: Club Office
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. networking reception/book signing
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $18 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)

LEONARD MLODINOW

The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

From economic disaster to Supreme Court rulings, pure randomness may explain life’s outcomes more than we realize.

Mlodinow proposes that we tend to overestimate the control we have over our destinies.

The best-selling author will explain how a better understanding of statistics might bring hope to a nation facing an onslaught of misfortune.