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Why You’re So Bad at Predicting the Future

And five ways to outsmart your own mental biases

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IIt’s human nature to attempt to conceptualize the future. All civilizations, from the ancient to the modern, have had some tradition of divination or fortune telling; these days, we have data and statistical models to give us some insight into what’s to come. But left to our own devices, most of us are really…

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