Connecting local responses around the world
While discussing medical statistics, I remind myself about what Nassim Taleb has said: 'Probability is not a mere computation of odds on the dice (or more complicated variants), it is the acceptance of the lack of certainty in our knowledge...'.
This makes me think how we - as human beings, can simplify (and perhaps over pathologise) by 'categorising' to make the uncertain feel more certain. While these principles might be more relevant to quantitative methodology,…Continue
Today was my first day of being so very warmly welcomed by Community Life Competence - a group of unique individuals having shared vision - 'the art of seeing the invisible visible'. These words define vision and echo in my mind - presented as a plaque to my father during one of the Diabetes Conferences. A man of principles and wisdom, who I value even more as time passes...he passed away just before the first lockdown started here in the UK.
As I was familiarising myself…Continue