378: Steven Johnson | How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

378: Steven Johnson | How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

By Jordan Harbinger

The Jordan Harbinger Show

Thursday, 16 July

Steven Johnson (@stevenbjohnson) is the best-selling author of 11 books on the intersection of science, technology, and personal experience, including Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most. He also hosts the Fighting Coronavirus podcast on Wondery.

What We Discuss with Steven Johnson: In a world where we might put more thought into brunch than buying a house, what types of decisions warrant a "decision-making process?" Why we can do better than relying on the old pros and cons list that Ben Franklin, Charles Darwin, and our parents once found useful. Uniform phases of decision-making that we can teach, learn, and apply to tailor-made decisions of varying complexity. How AI might help us augment decision-making processes involving probability. The premortem: why planning as if a future event has already happened might result in better decisions than just asking ourselves "what if?" And much more...

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