TEDxAmsterdam 2012 Kevin Slavin The History and Future of Luck

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1. drawing of random lot

1.1. luck

1.2. change

1.3. fortuna

2. when fortuna visits ship in storm

2.1. storm: angers god

2.2. it isn't random

2.3. who has angered gods

2.4. why is god mad at at the ship

3. 2 stones (hebrew priests)

3.1. urim & thummim

3.2. right & wrong

4. About

4.1. ...the author

4.1.1. Kevin Slavin

4.1.1.1. @slavin_fpo

5. botticelli

5.1. famous picture (birth of venus in spring)

5.2. painting is about wind?

5.2.1. ignore naked lady

5.2.2. italians called wind fortuna

5.2.2.1. 16th century sailing culture

5.2.2.2. prosperity

5.2.2.3. luck

5.3. venus point of view

6. legislated

6.1. controled

6.2. luck is endangered

6.3. lucky people

6.4. gods plan vs mans will

6.5. i make my own luck

6.6. culture of control

6.6.1. be controlable

7. if you are selling dreams

7.1. we sell other dreams

7.2. little bit luck for everyone

7.3. happy to play lottery

7.3.1. just $5

7.4. its not gods plan

7.4.1. not totally random

7.4.2. you get maybe a little bit more than the average

7.5. luck promises

7.5.1. lotery

7.5.2. its how all games work

8. what are the forces engaging in games

8.1. 1 agon

8.1.1. competition

8.2. 2 ilynx

8.2.1. vertigp

8.3. 3 mimicry

8.4. 4 alea

8.4.1. waiting online for

8.4.2. roll the dice

9. teetotum

9.1. is a loophole

9.2. approach reaility of change

10. game of life

11. poker

11.1. when luck is involved

11.2. the better player wins

11.3. poker isn't about cards

12. black & white stones

12.1. calculate the incalculable

12.2. just make it in a model

12.2.1. Monte Carlo simulation

12.3. how can you do a perfect solitaire

13. beat the market

13.1. Edward Thorpe

14. everything shaped like luck

14.1. humans apply it

14.2. point of the lottery is not to know

14.3. all is solvable

14.4. you can map it

14.5. fortuna

14.5.1. hold on to the idea that something can be unkown

15. culture produces antibodies

15.1. cultures of change