Tag: Podcast

Rationally Speaking Podcast
Podcast

Annie Duke on “Thinking in bets”

This episode features Annie Duke, former pro poker player and author of the book Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts. Julia and Annie debate why people tend to ignore the role of luck in their decisions, whether expressing uncertainty makes you seem weak, and how people end up engaging in “defensive decision-making,” where they’re not trying to make the best call so much as simply avoid being blamed for bad outcomes.

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ChoinqueCast
Podcast

Interview with World Series of Poker bracelet winner Annie Duke

Has watching professional poker ever fascinated you? In Episode 14, we meet Annie Duke, author of Thinking in Bets, who has leveraged her expertise in the science of smart decision making to excel at pursuits as varied as championship poker to public speaking. For two decades, Annie was one of the top poker players in the world. In 2004, she bested a field of 234 players to win her first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. The same year, she triumphed in the $2 million winner-take-all, invitation-only WSOP Tournament of Champions. In 2010, she won the prestigious NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Annie was awarded the National Science Foundation Fellowship. Because of this fellowship, she studied Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Annie is also the co-founder of How I Decide, an educational nonprofit that works with urban, disadvantaged communities in the Philadelphia area.

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Jordan Harbinger
Podcast

How to Make Decisions Like a Poker Champ

In this episode, we’re joined by Annie Duke, World Series poker champion and author of Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts. She’ll explain how poker strategies bring this uncertainty to light and help us understand the relationship between outcomes, decision quality, and luck. Listen, learn, and enjoy!

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Privacy Sigma Riders
Podcast

Does Bias Stack the Deck When It Comes to Data?

If data makes for good decisions, then a lot of data must make for even better decisions, right? Don’t bet on it. Decision strategist, author, and World Series of Poker Champion Annie Duke joins Michelle Dennedy to discuss that when it comes to analyzing data, people often like to stack the deck in their favor. And often at the expense of what’s best for the organization.

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What You Will Learn
Podcast

Thinking In Bets

We make little decisions every single day. We also make bigger decisions regularly – moving house, changing jobs, investing in the stock market, starting/ending a relationship, and so on. In pretty much every case, we don’t have all of the information we need, and there is always an element of luck in the outcome. This book is all about viewing every decision as a ‘bet’ so that we can make better decisions that will serve us better over the long term.

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Whiskey Politics
Podcast

Annie Duke: Poker Champion, Betting to Win on Business, Life and Politics

Annie Duke, world champion poker player (retired), sought-after speaker, and best-selling author joins Dave Sussman to discuss how Thinking in Bets can be applied to politics (the November 2018 election), business, and our personal lives. It’s a fascinating, scientific approach to life that led Annie to win millions and has given her the title “Dutchess of Poker.”

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Bloomberg Masters in Business
Podcast

Annie Duke Discusses Decision-Making in Poker and Life

Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Annie Duke, an expert in the science of decision-making and for decades one of the top poker players in the world. In 2004, she bested a field of 234 players to win her first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. The same year, she triumphed in the $2 million winner-take-all, invitation-only WSOP Tournament of Champions. In 2010, she won the prestigious NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Annie was awarded the National Science Foundation Fellowship and studied cognitive psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her latest book is “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts.”

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