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The signal and the noise: why so many predictions fail--but some don't

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The founder of FiveThirtyEight.com challenges myths about predictions in subjects ranging from the financial market and weather to sports and politics, profiling the world of prediction to explain how to distinguish true signals from hype.
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subject_facetBayesian statistical decision theory
Forecasting
Forecasting -- History
Forecasting -- Methodology
Knowledge, Theory of
title_displayThe signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail--but some don't
title_fullThe 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 / Nate Silver
title_shortThe signal and the noise
title_subwhy so many predictions fail--but some don't
topic_facetBayesian statistical decision theory
Business
Forecasting
History
Knowledge, Theory of
Mathematics
Methodology
Nonfiction
Politics