Vasant Dhar considers “Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment,” the new book by Daniel Kahneman, Cass R. Sunstein, and Olivier Sibony.
Vasant Dhar is a professor at the Stern School of Business, and director of Graduate Studies for the PhD program at the Center for Data Science at New York University. His research and practice is about the design of trustable prediction and decision-making machines, and how to govern the data that is used and created by such machines. He pioneered the use of machine learning in capital markets, and uses machines to trade professionally. Like other humans, he trusts his gut more than he should. Follow him on bravenewpodcast.com.