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So this patient is in their 50s, so we can actually give them a very precise
estimate
of what their risk for prostate cancer is.
To answer questions like, how is it that, from a brief encounter, we're able to make an
estimate
of how trustworthy another person is? Mimicry's believed to play a role, but how?
And that's actually a conservative
estimate.
I work on it for the opportunity to teach and mentor extremely brilliant students, because I deeply believe that teams of hypertalented, hyperdriven, hyperpassionate young people can solve most of the challenges facing the world, and that providing the observations required to
estimate
sea level rise is just one of the many such problems they can and will solve.
There's the availability heuristic, which basically means we
estimate
the probability of something by how easy it is to bring instances of it to mind.
We fuse that information with a GPS unit to get an
estimate
of the location of the car.
Now people
estimate
it's created about a half a billion dollars, or will create about a half a billion dollars, in tax revenues for the city.
And what it really says, and what you want to estimate, is the probability of different beliefs given your sensory input.
Now it does depend on how you measure it, of course, but one
estimate
has put the drain at 250 million dollars per day.
So you can actually
estimate
the population size based on the diversity of the genetics.
But when you ask newlyweds about their own likelihood of divorce, they
estimate
it at zero percent.
We asked them to
estimate
their likelihood of experiencing different terrible events in their lives.
So in fact, this is a pretty accurate
estimate
of the number of planets in our galaxy, just in our galaxy, by the way, and I remind the non-astronomy majors among you that our galaxy is only one of 100 billion that we can see with our telescopes.
Well, even taking the pessimistic estimate, that it's one in a thousand, that means that there are at least a billion cousins of the Earth just in our own galaxy.
We
estimate
risk using a mental shortcut called the "availability heuristic."
A conservative
estimate
tells us there are more than 27 million people enslaved in the world today.
If you include Internet telephony, you might be able to push this number up to six or seven percent, but it's nowhere near what people tend to
estimate.
Astronomers
estimate
that little asteroids like that come about every hundred years.
And to know how old she was when she died, what you do is you do an informed estimate, and you say, how much time would be required to form this amount of teeth, and the answer was three.
With computer vision, I can
estimate
where the cars around me are, sort of, and where they're going.
If we halved that number, one
estimate
is it would create a net gain to the U.S. economy over 10 years, of nearly a trillion dollars.
According to one estimate, the Gates Foundation has already saved 5.8 million lives and many millions more, people, getting diseases that would have made them very sick, even if eventually they survived.
We can use mathematical models to
estimate
the force that I'm applying to the quad.
And the fact is, millions is a gross estimate, because we don't really know how many kids die each year of this.
It took him, by his estimate, "three years of Sundays."
Now, if that
estimate
is correct, that would make believing stress is bad for you the 15th largest cause of death in the United States last year, killing more people than skin cancer, HIV/AIDS and homicide.
There's one
estimate
which suggests that in the United States, two thirds of the land which was once forested and then cleared has become reforested as loggers and farmers have retreated, particularly from the eastern half of the country.
We
estimate
that just the electricity bill for running this data center is going to be in the tens of millions of dollars a year.
And our
estimate
for a trip like that is it would cost around 40 dollars, which you can really build a business around.
The NSA was previously asked by Congress, was there any ability that they had to even give a rough ballpark
estimate
of the amount of American communications that were being intercepted.
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