Trial, error, and the God complex

What I’m watching —
Trial, error, and the God complexa TED talk by Tim Harford (@TimHarford). Official description: “Economics writer Tim Harford studies complex systems—and finds a surprising link among the successful ones: they were built through trial and error. In this sparkling talk from TEDGlobal 2011, he asks us to embrace our randomness and start making better mistakes.” This talk takes a little time to warm up, and it might seem meandering in the middle, but I found the payoff and message to be really helpful, especially when nearly everything seems magnified by uncertainty and doubt

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