Natural disasters and man-made catastrophes
Influence of 'risk talk'
Probabilistic models give us knowledge
Both the past and the present are full of examples of risk blindness, risk ignorance and downright stupidity. "The Reactor Safety Study" (WASH-1400) from the year 1975 delivers a prime example of the…
"Nightmare-Assessment" and "Reverse Thinking" in practice
Since time immemorial we have been dealing with uncertainty and risks. Power, money and fame were driving forces even in ancient times, led to wars and divided peoples. The whims of nature struck…