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​Mehran Sahami: How can you make the best possible decisions?

​We can learn to make more effective decisions through a careful analysis of our choices and the possible outcomes. Learn more from Stanford computer scientist Mehran Sahami.

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How do you make decisions in your daily life?

Many people make seemingly reasonable, yet ultimately irrational decisions. However, we can learn to make more effective decisions through a careful analysis of our choices and the possible outcomes. Learn more from Stanford computer scientist Mehran Sahami, BS ’92, MS ’93, PhD ’99. An award-winning instructor, he teaches a number of computer science courses, including one of the most popular courses at Stanford, CS106A: Programming Methodology.

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