How to Trick a Smart Data Scientist with a Simple Statistical Problem

First, make sure the person you want to trick was genuinely smart. Second, the questions you were using need to be intuitive to understand. In fact, in the area of the internet, there was not much rigorous topic remained controversial. (Thanks for Google and Wikipedia)

But the topic I am going to discuss today has been a heated debate on the internet over the past few years. It also led to a diverged view among scientific experts and data scientists. Without further ado, let’s get started. Look at the Question Leonard Mlodinow was a physicist and co-author of the book <The Grand Design> with Stephen Hawking. His book The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives, talked about the randomness and the cognitive biases that lead people to misinterpret random events and stochastic processes.

Author: Catherine Wang

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