Professor Risk

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David Spiegelhalter's actual title is Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. In this Cambridge Ideas video he discusses the relative risks of eating a bacon sandwich or eating a bowl of porridge for breakfast, compares the risks associated with different types of transport and considers what risks are encountered in the workplace. He shows how statistics are used to face up to life's major risks and comes to a surprising conclusion.

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