The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

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One of Wall Street Journal's Best Ten Works of Nonfiction in 2012

 

New York Times Bestseller

“Not so different in spirit from the way public intellectuals like John Kenneth Galbraith once shaped discussions of economic policy and public figures like Walter Cronkite helped sway opinion on the Vietnam War…could turn out to be one of the more momentous books of the decade.”

New York Times Book Review

 

"Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise is The… (more)

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I found myself losing the signal for the noise. Fortunately, you will not be tested on whether you have properly grasped the signal, and even the noise makes for a good read.

"The Signal and the Noise" never quite reaches its potential or its author's. But there are moments when it sparkles — when Silver's intelligence, his knack for explaining complicated concepts to the layperson, come through, and we see again why he and his blog have had so much influence on the coverage of this election and 2008's.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (September 27, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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