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Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way To Be Smart Ian Ayres 0553384732 9780553384734 An international sensationand still the talk of the relevant blogospherethisWall Street JournalandNew York Timesbusiness bestse
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Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way To Be Smart by Ian Ayres

An international sensationand still the talk of the relevant blogospherethisWall Street JournalandNew York Timesbusiness bestseller examines the power in numbers. Today more than ever, number crunching affects your life in ways you might not even imagine. Intuition and experience are no longer enough to make the grade. In order to succeedeven survivein our data-based world, you need to become statistically literate. Cutting-edge organizations are already crunching increasingly larger databases to find the unseen connections among seemingly unconnected things to predict human behavior with staggeringly accurate results. From Internet sites like Google and Amazon that use filters to keep track of your tastes and your purchasing history, to insurance companies and government agencies that every day make decisions affecting your life, the brave new world of the super crunchers is happening right now. No one who wants to stay ahead of the curve should make another keystroke without reading Ian Ayress engrossing and enlightening book.

Author: Ian Ayres

Language: English

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Bantam

Publication Date: 2008-08-26

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ISBN: 0553384732


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