Here’s What An 18th Century Swiss Physicist Can Teach Us About Decision Making

Credit Suisse Global Financial Strategy Chief Michael Mauboussin gives a brief lecture about why Swiss physicist Daniel Bernoulli can help us make better decisions: whereas, for millennia, man kept trying to reproduce flight through simple observation and classification (i.e. “birds fly, so a flying machine should have feathers), Bernoulli went back and figured out flight’s root cause: fluid dynamics.

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