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- 374 g
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The Signal and the Noise
The Art and Science of Prediction
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A 34-year old Delphic Oracle * Daily Beast * The Galileo of number crunchers * Independent * A surprisingly accessible peek into the world of mathematical probability -- Daily Telegraph Fascinating... our age's Brunel -- Bryan Appleyard * Sunday Times * Is there anything now that Nate Silver could tell us that we wouldn't believe? * Jonathan Freedland * The inhabitants of Westminster are speed-reading The Signal and the Noise... They will find the book remarkable and rewarding * Sunday Telegraph * A lucid explanation of how to think probabilistically * Guardian * One of the more momentous books of the decade * The New York Times Book Review * Outstanding... I was hooked -- Tim Harford * Financial Times *
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Nate Silver is a statistician and political forecaster at The New York Times. In 2012, he correctly predicted the outcome of 50 out of 50 states during the US presidential election, trumping the professional pollsters and pundits. He was named one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the world, and one of Rolling Stones' top Agents of Change. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.