Talks at Winton

Stephanie Flanders
Stephanie Flanders

"To understand the politics you needed to understand the economics."

Patsy Rodenburg
Patsy Rodenburg

"Successful people work very hard at it. You have to work at it if you want to communicate well."

Tim Hardford
Tim Harford

"Some statistical concepts are tremendously subtle."

Keith Baggerly
Keith Baggerly

“Humans are very good pattern finders. If you give somebody enough dimensions to play with we will find patterns.”

Ed Thorp
Ed Thorp

“We have periodic booms and busts. And the periodic busts are due primarily to leverage.”

Sara Seager
Sara Seager

"For thousands of years, people have wondered might there be other life out there, like us, and for the first time, we’re on the verge of starting to answer those ancient questions."

Michael Jordon
Michael Jordan

“We’re using the phrase artificial intelligence increasingly, but there’s very little intelligence in what’s happening. It’s just learning. And there are many issues still be faced in learning itself.”

Simon Singh
Simon Singh

“I don’t think there is any great mystery to writing. The tricky thing is finding a good story. If I find a great story, then the writing is a doddle.”

Mark Miodownik
Mark Miodownik

“Lots of theories would never have come into being without materials that underpin the physicality of them.”

Michael Kirby
Michael Kirby

“Finding regulation and finding control over huge and very rapidly developing technology is a very difficult challenge for the future of democracy.”

Thomas Rid
Thomas Rid

“It is human weakness to be tricked into revealing your password or your information.”

Suzannah Lipscomb
Suzannah Lipscomb

“The reading of history broadly can enable us to be better people; it can enable us to be kinder, more liberal and more open-minded.”

Lucy Kellaway
Lucy Kellaway

“Pernicious traits are to do with human nature. The biggest is a complete absence of self-knowledge.”