Summary Of The Signal And The Noise

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The book ends with a conclusion emphasizing the importance of following the suggestions within the book when it comes to making predictions. It notes the need to think in terms of probabilities, not absolutes, to know the initial view of the probability of an event, and to be ready to have predictions turn out to be incorrect especially at first, until gather more data. The book then concludes with a huge notes section; most chapters have at least fifty references, with several have more than one hundred. The Signal and the Noise looks at an interesting and useful way to view the process of making predictions and determining how the future will proceed. It looks at Bayes theorem and how to apply them makes an interesting approach to viewing

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