Apropos of this, on a recent bike jaunt up to Nyack I *happened* to notice something like four dead rats in one tri…
: NEW: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has voted by mail in every Florida election she has participated…
Point taken, though my larger p was people following one safety norm while entirely disregarding anot…
Yeah, sort of like 'I'll anti-bac every surface known to man and then drive too fast down city streets,' pu…
True. Though my point was more to highlight the imperfect way humans make risk assessments, etc., per Tversky/Kahneman
News and Events
Appearing at Washington, D.C.’s Politics & Prose, May 16th, 7:00 p.m.
Talking Musical Taste with Rolling Stone Magazine
“You May Also Like” Reviewed in The New York Times Book Review
In Conversation With ‘Burglar’s Guide to the City’ Author Geoff Manaugh, May 9th
Bookpage: ‘You May Also Like’ is ‘Deliciously Palatable.’
Tom Vanderbilt in Conversation with Ben Ratliff (Critic, New York Times and author of ‘Every Song Ever’).
“Middle of the Map” Festival, Kansas City, MO. May 3rd, 2016. Tom Vanderbilt and Noland Gasser (Chief Musicologist of Pandora Radio).
Tom Vanderbilt appearing at Seattle Town Hall, May 25, 2016. “The Limits of Personal Taste.”
Library Journal calls YAML a “a fascinating exploration of how human preferences emerge.” (starred review)