For the first time in history of the Cafe Scientifique organized by Student’s Scientific Association of Faculty of Physics of Vilnius University the event was recorded on the video (special thanks to the webseminarai.lt team)! Which very useful to us as we can now share for all people who are interested in the popular side of Physics of Risk. We invite everyone interested to view the video (though note that everything is presented in Lithuanian) Continue reading “Cafe Scientifique “Physics of Risk: the more physics, the less risk” video recording” »
Topic: “Physics of Risk: The more physics, the less risk”
Speaker: Aleksejus Kononovičius
Briefly: I will talk about the complexity of socio-economic systems and how physicists (and not only physicists) attempt to understand, describe and explain it. I will present some of the research done worldwide and also research done at VU ITPA.
When? 6th of November, 19:00.
Where? Cafe “Savas Kampas” (Vokiečių st. 4, Vilnius)
Organized by: VU Faculty of Physics Students Scientific Association.
Facebook event: here.
Slides: Download (without video; Lithuanian).
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On the 1st of July video course Competitive Strategy was started on the Coursera website. The aim of this course is to provide elementary background on the game theory and also to allow to understand how this theory can be useful in practice.
Course is taught by prof. Tobias Kretschmer from LMU Munich.
Feel free to try!
On the BBC Lab UK website you can take the Big Risk Test, which will help you understand your attitude to risk and why it is as it is.