What Makes a Rogue Trader Tick? A Q&A with FT Columnist John Gapper

...will go to the riskiest places. Q. You also spend a bit of time discussing the work of Daniel Kahneman. He’s considered a bit of a god around here. Were...

Would You Let a Coin Toss Decide Your Future? Full Transcript

...Daniel Herrington to introduce himself, tell you what he does, this is what he says: Daniel HERRINGTON: Uh, Hi, this is Daniel Herrington, and I work for ARPA-E, the Advanced...

What Prohibition Can Teach Us About Marijuana Legalization — and Other Tales From Last Call Author Daniel Okrent

...Last week, we solicited your questions for Daniel Okrent, the author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. He has answered your questions with gusto. Big...

How Did the Belt Win? A New Freakonomics Radio Episode

...someone who feels the same way … [MUSIC: Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics – My Dear (from It’s About Time )] DANIEL SEFCIK: For me it really started back in...

The Age of Prohibition: Bring Your Questions for Daniel Okrent

...into, or the exportation thereof from the United States.” Daniel Okrent‘s Last Call provides a fascinating narrative history of Prohibition. He explains, among other things, how people managed to drink...

Daniel Dennett’s new book

...memorable dinners I ever had was with Daniel Dennett and the late Robert Nozick. I got to listen to two of the modern ages most distinguished philosophers spar about how...

Confessions of a Racecar Driver

...Last week we got an email from a reader named Daniel Herrington. He had just finished listening to our podcast, “The Upside of Quitting,” and wanted to tell us...

Bring on the Pain!: Full Transcript

...with particular focus on the determinants of health. DUBNER: About 15 years ago, Redelmeier became interested in pain. He started collaborating with Daniel Kahneman, the Princeton psychologist who would go on...

If You Like Helen Keller, You Will Love Daniel Kish

This guy is a real life Batman. Amazing. (HT:Sonia Jaffe)...

The Liberation of Use-Them-Or-Lose-Them Frequent Flyer Miles

...This year, Daniel Kahneman has me wondering about what is the best way to organize my vacation time.  In this great TED talk – The Riddle of Experience versus...