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The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't - Nate Silver

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't by Nate Silver. I love me a little Nate Silver wonkiness.

Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise explores the art of forecasting. Silver explains that we are often susceptible to cognitive biases, personal biases and information overload, all of which impede or decision-making ability. Drawing from his own ground-breaking work, as well as that of other successful forecasters, Silver helps readers better understand these biases to separate the ‘signal’ from the ‘noise’ and, ultimately, make better predictions.

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't. Nate Silver argues for Bayesian predictions

20 Books Every Teenager Should Read - Altucher Confidential

12 Books Every Recruiter Needs to Read in 2014 - SocialTalent

Shakespearean Insults

So you think you know a foul word or two? Check out the ultimate guide to Shakespeare's insults. Shakespeare, even with his insults, put downs and cussing, was most certainly a master of his trade! Read our selection of Shakespeare insults below.

The Theory That Would Not Die: How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0300188226/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xxqUqb0EV9N0D

The Theory That Would Not Die: How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy

Public Education: Who Are the Corporate Reformers?

Reign of Error by Diane Ravitch: A former U. Assistant Secretary of Education presents an incisive look at American public schools to argue that the system is still functioning and is being unduly compromised by the rising privatization movement.

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts: Carol Tavris, Elliot Aronson: 9780156033909: Amazon.com: Books

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts: Carol Tavris, Elliot Aronson: 9780156033909: Amazon.com: Books

Joseph E. Stiglitz -- American Economist and winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future by Joseph E. A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.

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