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Where Are All the Indian Poker Players?

…asked a few people to respond by e-mail : Rafe Furst, our poker-playing friend, truth-seeker, and all-around smart guy; Sudhir Venkatesh, our sociologist friend who isn’t a big gambler (as…



An Interesting New Prediction Market

…player? Rafe Furst is a pretty good poker player. He is also in the midst of inventing a new prediction market. It is called Truth Markets and I think the…



Transparency vs. Responsible Journalism

Annie Duke, the professional poker player and Rock Paper Scissors tournament winner, has a new internet show. A recent episode included appearances by Rafe Furst and Jason Calacanis, discussing privacy…






This Week in Aptonyms

…friend Rafe Furst comes this example: Reading this article, I did a double take when I got here: “But slick PR and lobbying aren’t as important to the horse racing…





Phil Gordon Answers Your Poker Questions

…was alive, but I have a feeling he could pick it up easily.) Ernest Hemmingway Rafe Furst — my best friend and poker buddy. Q: How did you go about…



Episode 192

That’s a Great Question!

Verbal tic or strategic rejoinder? Whatever the case: it’s rare to come across an interview these days where at least one question isn’t a “great” one.


Go For the Bottle?

…a glass (150 milliliters) or a bottle (750 milliliters). Indeed, even a carafe (pichet) of 500 milliters was sold at the same per-unit price. Why did the restaurant do this,…



Episode 74

Getting Our Hands Dirty

Soil scientist Asmeret Asefaw Berhe could soon hold one of the most important jobs in science. She explains why the ground beneath our feet is one of our greatest resources…

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Coffee

…means removing the grounds at the top of the carafe before plunging the press. I use a large spoon. Also: see the video linked above for the entire process —…