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Super Crunchers Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart by Ian Ayres

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Published by RH Audio .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic Statistics,
  • Sampling (Statistics),
  • Business & Economics,
  • Abridged Audio - Business/Professional,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Information Management,
  • Business & Economics / Information Management,
  • General,
  • Probability & Statistics - General,
  • Regression analysis,
  • Statistics

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJames Lurie (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7915276M
ISBN 100739354728
ISBN 109780739354728

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  "Super Crunchers presents a convincing and disturbing vision of a future in which everyday decision-making is increasingly automated, and the role of human judgment restricted to providing input to formulae."—The Economist "Insightful and delightful!" —Forbes. From the Publisher/5(12).   Super crunchers have the answers. In this brave new world of equation versus expertise, Ayres shows us the benefits and risks, who loses and who wins, and how super crunching can be used to . Thoroughly enjoyed this book -- it was a quick read at just over pages (before the end notes kicked in). Some basic statistical concepts are provided for the statistically challenged but that doesn't detract to any large degreee from sharing of the various Super Cruncher projects that have taken place/5(14). Ian Ayres has 30 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ian Ayres’s most popular book is Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Sm.