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The Book of Why

Author : Judea Pearl
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A Turing Award-winning computer scientist and statistician shows how understanding causality has revolutionized science and will revolutionize artificial intelligence "Correlation is not causation." This mantra, chanted by scientists for more than a century, has led to a virtual prohibition on causal talk. Today, that taboo is dead. The causal revolution, instigated by Judea Pearl and his colleagues, has cut through a century of confusion and established causality -- the study of cause and effect -- on a firm scientific basis. His work explains how we can know easy things, like whether it was rain or a sprinkler that made a sidewalk wet; and how to answer hard questions, like whether a drug cured an illness. Pearl's work enables us to know not just whether one thing causes another: it lets us explore the world that is and the worlds that could have been. It shows us the essence of human thought and key to artificial intelligence. Anyone who wants to understand either needs The Book of Why.

The Book of Why

Author : Nicholas Montemarano
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Mitch Albom's TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE meets Nicholas Sparks, THE BOOK OF WHY by Nicholas Montemarano is an original, arresting story of love and human joy. 'Remarkable...as dark and dazzling as a mine shaft studded with diamonds' - The New York Times Book Review Eric Newborn is used to dealing with people whose lives are in crisis; he's the bestselling author of several motivational books, and an inspirational speaker. When Eric's wife dies, he finds that grief renders him helpless. There is no easy cure, no platitude to comfort him, no replacement with which to fill the deep trough of his loss. So he retreats, with his female dog, Ralph, to his isolated home on Martha's Vineyard. Five years later, on a wild, storm-wracked night, a car crashes at the end of Eric's lane and a woman turns up at his door, seeking help. A powerful love story and an evocative exploration of the mechanics of the soul, THE BOOK OF WHY is a tender, thought-provoking novel which also addresses intricate questions about the nature of human joy.

The Book of Why and How

Author : Corey Poirier
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The Book of WHY (and HOW) is designed to help people discover their passion, purpose, and mission while also leveraging the top habits of the world’s top achievers. Broken down into three sections, The Book of WHY (and HOW) reveals the four WHYs that can dramatically change a person’s life, the shortest path to thriving in a challenging world, and the key to becoming more enlightened in the process. In short, multiple-time TEDx speaker, Corey Poirier, helps readers tap into their purpose so they can thrive in a more enlightened way. The Book of WHY (and HOW) is unique in the way it addresses the importance of uncovering the WHY while also revealing the HOW. Many people struggle with feeling a lack of purpose in their life and work. They also struggle with how to uncover their purpose as well as what to do with it once they do. The Book of WHY (and HOW) tackles this exact challenge while revealing the timeless secrets Corey Poirier has discovered while interviewing more than 5,000 of the world’s top achievers.

Summary of Judea Pearl s The Book of Why by Milkyway Media

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The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect (2018) explores an underutilized science called causal inference, a tactic which mimics humanity’s natural ability to determine a cause by observing an effect. By employing causal inference, scientists are able to mathematically determine the causes and effects of a given phenomenon... Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

Summary of Judea Pearl Dana Mackenzie s The Book of Why

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Buy now to get the main key ideas from Judea Pearl & Dana Mackenzie's The Book of Why After decades of scientists denying causality as a real science because it could not be articulated mathematically, computer scientist Judea Pearl and his students initiated the Causal Revolution, a scientific breakthrough that embraces the human innate cognitive gift of understanding cause and effect and applies it to medical and social sciences. In The Book of Why (2020), Pearl and co-writer Dana Mackenzie browse through the history of statistics, probability, and paradoxes to showcase how human perception is steeped in causality and how emulating this retrospective thinking is the key to unlocking human-level decision-making for artificial intelligence. And it all starts with asking “Why?”

The Book of why

Author : Robert L. Shook
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Relates the origins of words and expressions, identifies the reasons for common practices, and looks at the history of superstitions and customs

The Book of Why

Author : Judea Pearl
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'Correlation does not imply causation.' This mantra was invoked by scientists for decades in order to avoid taking positions as to whether one thing caused another, such as smoking and cancer and carbon dioxide and global warming. But today, that taboo is dead. The causal revolution, sparked by world-renowned computer scientist Judea Pearl and his colleagues, has cut through a century of confusion and placed cause and effect on a firm scientific basis. Now, Pearl and science journalist Dana Mackenzie explain causal thinking to general readers for the first time, showing how it allows us to explore the world that is and the worlds that could have been. It is the essence of human and artificial intelligence. And just as Pearl's discoveries have enabled machines to think better, The Book of Why explains how we can think better.

The Big Book of Why for Parents

Author : Clifford Dale James
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A quick-to-use resource for first-time parents on why newborns don't take baths, why one should burp their baby, why a newborn has constant gas, and much more! Most new parents approach their upcoming adventure with mixed feelings of excitement and trepidation. There are so many questions that seem to be unanswered about their newborns and toddlers. Wouldn’t it be great to have a book that helps answer those questions—especially the medically-based ones—by a board-certified pediatrician in a unique question-and-answer format? In The Big Book of “Why” for Parents, Dr. Clifford James does just that. Some of the most common parenting questions he addresses include: · Why isn't my breastmilk coming in? · Why is my baby constipated? · Why can't I give my baby honey? · Why shouldn't I strive to be the perfect parent? · Why does my child have night terrors? · Why won't my doctor just call in an antibiotic when my child is sick? · Why do I need to take away the bottle or pacifier? · And many more!

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why

Author : Amy Shields
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Linking to a popular feature in the super successful National Geographic Little Kids magazine, this book brings the browsable fun of the bestselling National Geographic Kids Almanac to a new audience: preschoolers! Using an interactive question-and-answer format and content grounded in a child's immediate world, the Big Book of Why delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and more. What makes a car go? How does mushy dough become a crispy cookie? What does the doctor see in my throat? An essential parent reference, The Big Book of Why invites children to ask big questions, think big thoughts, and get answers that are accurate, engaging, level-appropriate, and based on sound educational findings. It helps prepare preschoolers for school in an interactive way—the very best way to foster learning at this age, according to research. Highly photographic and playful, this big book is an adventure in exploration.

The Chinese Classics The She king or the Book of poetry

Author : James Legge
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