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Seven Things Poker Taught Me

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I don’t tell people these days that I used to be a professional poker player. It seems like a weighty and cumbersome admission, one that always leads to the same tired conversation. The last time I played a hand of poker was well over a year ago. That life feels like an episode long behind […]Read more »

The Philosophy of Poker, Chapter 6: Emotion, Creativity, and Fear

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Greetings citizens of the world, It’s become something of a routine that whenever I post a new blog post, I apologize for not rolling them out often enough. This time, I’ll save you the jig. You’ll notice I have a new site! Basically, the formatting on Blogspot really sucks and the interface is pretty clunky, […]Read more »

The Philosophy of Poker, Chapter 5: Cognition & Self-Awareness

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Hey all, Looks like I was late on my update again, haha. Sorry. A week per chapter, it turns out, is pretty brutal when you’re taking full time classes five days a week with lots of reading and essays to do. This chapter also required research in order to write and structure it effectively, but […]Read more »

The Philosophy of Poker, Chapter 4: Opponent Modeling and the Adjustment Game

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Hey guys, Sorry for missing my update last week. Finals caught me off guard, and it’s been tough to keep up writing consistently. I’m taking a full summer term as you guys know, so there’s a lot of schoolwork to keep up with—5 days a week, with lots of homework. Once this semester is over, […]Read more »

The Philosophy of Poker, Chapter 3: Psychology and the Art of Randomness

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Hey all, Summer classes are in full swing, and I’ve been super busy. Right now I’m taking a class on Virginia Woolf, which I needed for graduation. I don’t know how many of you have actually read her novels… but holy shit, are they tedious. Her short stories and essays I can appreciate more, but […]Read more »

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