Ben Recht is a professor at UC Berkeley. You know, the place that has all those parking spaces for the Nobel laureates.
He understands the innards of math. And that is exactly why he explained that doctors who use evidence don’t have to get bogged down in technicalities.
I reached out to Ben to discuss a complicated but provocative statistical paper in NEJM evidence. But we mostly talk basics.
Ben writes at his Substack arg min