How Anything Can Be Predicted

by | Editor: John Murray
Average vote of 110
| 5 total contributions of which 5 reviews , 0 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Companies used to rely on human experts and their years of experience to guide them. Now, cutting-edge organizations are mining the data and crunching numbers instead, to come up with more accurate, less biased predictions. As Freakonomics detailed, ...Continua
Ha scritto il 15/01/11
Promo for Statistics 101, with interesting real-life examples. Those who claim to have no mathematical mind cannot find any excuses avoiding numbers. Still, nothing should be put to extremes. Higher mortality when surgeons with unclean hands may prom...Continua
Fabio Akbar
Ha scritto il 07/04/10

Very interesting but also... scary. Hope all these nice thingies will be used just for good... power of science.

Ha scritto il 29/05/09

one of those single idea books; too much examples too little content

Victor B
Ha scritto il 26/12/08
Super Crunchers is a fascinating look at how statistical methods can be applied to problems in business, medicine, education, and more. The author, Ian Ayres, is to be commended on his presentation of technical concepts in an easy-to-understand manne...Continua
Ha scritto il 08/09/08

A powerful way to look into our world today. Not only it provides insight into what and how to decide but the ideas behind them eliminates our long period of meddling with obtuse thinking and unable to make decisions.

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