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—Annie Duke, Thinking in Bets
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“Life comes down to decisions,” my mom said to me one Sunday afternoon at least a decade ago. I appreciated the comment at the time because I had watched my mom and dad navigate many tough decisions together. For example, they took a chance on my dad starting a company the same year they started a family—when I was born. Even chancier, the company focused on the relatively new field of industrial automation—using electrical controls to perform tasks ...