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The Signal and the Noise
Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don’t
Nate Silver

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The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don’t (2012), considers the common shortcomings statisticians face when attempting to make predictions. While bad predictions can lead to setbacks and false beliefs, accurate predictions can advance scientific knowledge, government efficiency, the quality of education, and other social projects and goals...

Book Cover for "The Signal and the Noise"