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caption: In poker as in life, the most important thing you can control is your own behavior, based on the best information you have at the time.
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In poker as in life, the most important thing you can control is your own behavior, based on the best information you have at the time.

Deciding when to hold ‘em or fold ‘em

What can poker teach you about choice? And a visit from Jenny Durkan, in-CHOP-nito.

Individual segments are available in our podcast stream or at www.kuow.org/record.

Maria Konnikova, The Biggest Bluff

Author and psychologist Maria Konnikova was fascinated by how we choose. Life is about making decisions based on incomplete information, and poker seemed to her like a microcosm of that. She studied it, then began playing herself, and then entered the professional circuit. Along the way, she wrote a book called The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win.

Mayor Jenny Durkan 6.25

Since we last spoke with Mayor Jenny Durkan, several shootings have occurred in the Capitol Hill occupied protest zone and she’s said it’s time for protesters to go home. Ross Reynolds asked how she would do that, and what has changed since protests began.