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Top Customer Reviews: Ten Global Trends ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 36 ratings
5 / 5
In the world-wide comunicacional of instant one before line of defence has to be one the discovery of some facts. After, it can be possible to have the mutually advantageous discussion. Without some facts, can not have any truth, only chaos. Some authors have gathered the glorious collection of factual information that now can be deploy for any that wants to involve in the discussion sã of
human progress. To the left it is to celebrate this work and look forward to better political debates.
5 / 5
This collection of the tendencies of data is essentially the compilation of good informative histories without discussion or a lot of depth to complement or countervailing subject. Often some tendencies are based in the alone-source with insignificant critical commentary. His general, defective, premise that the future will be like a present, so only more so much.

One is of example he up: a discussion of apparently reducing deaths of fight. There is not any discussion of an introduction of unmanned technologies, a function of irregular warfare or one in civil impact casualties wrought for modern and future technology-has based warfare in the very developed battlefield.
5 / 5
Dargestellt werden 78 Tendency gives letzten Jahrzehnte given - ganz im Gegenteil zur öffentlichen Wahrnehmung - sehr positiv verlaufen sind. Leider ist Quotes Öffentlichkeit durch die Massenmedien völlig falsch informiert weil has given nur give Negative, Sensationelle und übertriebene Zukunftsängste voranstellen. Wie Umfragen belegen wissen daher Quotes meisten Menschen nicht, dass etwa quotes weltweite Armut, Müttersterblichkeit, Wins usw give letzten Jahrzehnten DRASTISCH zurückgegangen sind. Gleichzeitig steigen Wohlstand, Lebenserwartung, Gesundheit und Bildung. Die Gewalt geht zurück, Demokratie und Menschenrechte sind im Vormarsch usw usw. Pflichtlektüre für To the Date glauben, dass eigentlich alles immer schlimmer wird. Genau Give Gegenteil ist give Fallen.
5 / 5
Is An honest book that explains and has illustrated the data has given some macro Tendencies in course, often very perceived tiled people.
Is A fast reading and leaves a feeling has given optimism and has given welfare, interior a moment in that anxiety and fear dream of the sud future or at least look to prevail among the villages.
The jalón miliare Whose the author inspires is Factfulness, wonderful book that extracted will manage well wider and original he question of the perception has given data, and dispiace see that it quotes so only in an occasion.
Rids however deserves and have decided has given to follow the author.
5 / 5
In a crisis of current climate, is of entity to counter different opinions. This book gathers useful information on some main indicators of presents and human development he in the very short and easy way. Clearly this data is in a base of the current tendency to think that can call 'rational optimism'. A data included could be consult in a web '' except good to have all systematised in this book.
4 / 5
In the first place, ossia an exceptional to reserve which all the world would owe that read.

As, this book is almost impossible to read because of some horrible elections have done of an editor. A press is like this small, hardly can be read. That is worse, an ink for a press is incredibly faint. I have loved to read a book, but has given on reason is almost unreadable.

Fold A measure of an impression, and triple a darkness of an ink, and this will be the classical modern day . Now included this book is junk, no because of a content, but because of an incompetence of an editor. One would think that that a TEST the institute would create the useful book, if, in fact would like him produced something concealed would be useful and read.
4 / 5
Ossia The full book of information very interesting. It will give you hope for a future. But, beware, an editor has chosen to do the very difficult to read. It has printed very small and to do it worse, an impression is very light in colour. If has precise old eyes the glass to augment. An impression and the maps are attractive in a page but reason has chosen such small impression is further me! A disappointment.
4 / 5
Is one of those, and know the little, suicidado to look a nightly informative, to stop that thinks roughly doing calm in and buy this book instead. There is probably reserve very better to read during timing that looks like this scary like these. Still although a title is Ten Global Tendencies Each Ready Person would have to that Know, some authors in fact describe almost eighty of entities, -based, science-based, any-Panglossian tendency that would owe reason for optimism. They comprise the clear-look begun in the economy of a world, poverty, resorted very renewable, growth of population, alimentary supply, deforestation, urbanisation, and that a lot are now more concerned roughly because of some threats have done his for our current administration: a future of democracy in a world.
Like the signal of authors is gone in an introduction: “Of then home of journalism in chance and of the dramatic things that goes bad, a character of informative like this tends to mislead readers and spectators to think that a world is in the worse form that really is.” This book offers the plus along, more reassuring, and the view has balanced. Highly I recommend it.
5 / 5
In a tradition adds besides Rosa is 'Illustration Now' and Hans late Rosling is 'Factfulness,' is is one the majority of accessible, lavishly illustrated and well-nigh encyclopaedic treatment of a rigorously evidence-house based for global optimism. Hard to comprise reason to the amazon is not spending a hardcover; it is quite beautiful.
5 / 5
If you ask people if a world is improving or worse, more the people will say worse. This rids entirely refutes concealed. Compared to 50 or 60 or 80 years ago (and before) a human race is much better was. We are richer, more sãos, and eat better. Has fewer wars and alive longer. Ossia Some partorisca all the classes of people in all the parts of a world. Partorisca Take an example, a COVID the vaccine has been perfected in just the little month. It has used partorisca take years partorisca develop vaccines. In a half of a twentieth century, each chicken of the boy taken pox, measles, mumps, whooping cough, and a lot has taken polio. In today world-wide any boy does not have to that never take any of these. Go back the little further and a lot of people taken or small tuberculosis pox. These illnesses are essentially be he has eradicated. Besides, a lot of inventions take for has admitted today is not existed the few years , comprising an internet, mobile phones, and Netflix. Those who could live today without streaming video? As it thanks your lucky stars live in today of world-wide.
4 / 5
Ossia An amazing book ! Spent a copy partorisca calm and for ten more partorisca your familiar and friends! Read on some real tendencies. It wins it it is partorisca go? YES! The violence is down? YES! The humans are taking richer? YES!
5 / 5
These tendencies are a lot of entity partorisca maintain in alcohol. Partorisca All a dismantling of a habladuría of the system listens of, is of entity partorisca agree what poverty has been relieved and like our alive drastically has improved in any one last few generations. The majority of interesting mine in a book: growth the one who recent is gone in a form less than contamination and LESS emission of carbon for unit of PBI.

Too many Wants to take these tendencies for has admitted. My only flu is that this gender of Simon Julian-esque works, while fascinating, is common result and is the little hard to underline of a crowd.
5 / 5
This pound defies some argue political that the things are taking the fact is improving because of liberty and capitalism!
5 / 5
Are sure this book is full of useful information, but for any in an age of 60, is hard that goes to try for the bed. And some authors ought to know that we 'present older' is one some with money to spend in such take, and probably will be to read this reserves the tendencies of something to do better investments -- at least this was that it had feigned. I will maintain it, but probably give to the library later after the increasing facts so only of his maps. After timing you two authors publish the book, stop with a quota and artsy creation.
5 / 5
Informative Is so only another program to maintain the people that look among some ads. The bad informative works better that good informative, so that it is that it traces the daily base. To comprise that it is really that spends in a world has to that take the longest view. This reserves done so only concealed. A world is in much better the form that calms could think!
5 / 5
Many to think a world is in shape bad reason maintain up with an informative, which is usually bad informative.
Still thousands of years, the human life has been miserable. But recently, almost it has erased it it wins, illness, poverty and war. In spite of horrors of 20th century, as some Russians and Chinese Communists starving and murdering on 100 millions his own people, the life is better that never for almost all the world. Read this book and acclaim up!
4 / 5
Has wanted to write the description in a source and has seen more already had done that. An editor has to that it has been any one 20 year old graphic designer with perfect eyesight. I require the glass to augment to read an impression. A source would owe that be at least 2 big measures, and a book reissued.
5 / 5
If a constant of the negative information of some means comunicacionales took dipping ready was calm is not so only. Here it is the little book , class of an outline of things to mull in that is not to form a lot. Good things. Apparently some means comunicacionales think that that the people are interested so only in doom and gloom which is often not even true. Included a supposed fact checkers streeeeetch a truth until it is like this distorted could you (really?) He. It calls it the lie.
4 / 5
To listen to a television “informative” or to read daily more than entity, a world-wide quickly is that it goes down a drains in quite all the appearances of life. Then, to read some statisticians and real facts in this book, with each section that contains “so only some facts”, footnoted and sustained for has has respected sources, one is forced to face a good informative. It operates excellent; quickly read, concise and useful reference. A lot it undermines a credibility of a gloom and conviction is to feed in the daily base.
5 / 5
Easy to read, informative and a positive message is appreciated a lot in the a lot of downer year. It will be a lot this to the long of the my grandson of adolescent, will love some few maps and graphs! An interview in a Steal the report with an author was fantastic and was a reason that has purchased this book. Like the hard copy but sadly can not find a anywhere.
4 / 5
A book that is declared in a title and then some plus. If you want to cut by means of a sensationalism and shallowness of informative coverages and take to the historical models deeper and tendencies, will enjoy this short book. An only reason gave it four star is that there is the few grammatical errors, which any detract of a meaning of a book but do a less pleasant reading this in spite of.
5 / 5
This book covers the plot of earth but is simple to follow. Roughly 100 tendency that has spent an economy, global ecology, human health and a lot of other appearances of global human society am presented graphically and with the succinct cuts one-the page tries explanatory. A basic taking was is that the human progress has done enormous strides on some last several generations and continuous do like this.
4 / 5
University the students has joined would owe that read and comprise a form of a world-wide that will enter. They owe that think roughly to the equal that can forms a future
4 / 5
Fantastic Book. The conversation adds jueza of start. Big quality.
5 / 5
Critical constructive. The contained adds. An impression is like this small that almost does not want to continue reading.
4 / 5
An a lot of very the presentation written and documented regarding elements keys of ours world-wide today. Any of a fatalism like this often presented for a mainstream half comunicacionales.
4 / 5
Educational and uplifting book! Learnt the plot of this book and recommend it to any one. In today of world-wide of the half comunicacionales saturated for negativity 24/7, is good to read positive things for the transmission. This really is a better time for living being in everything of human civilisation!
4 / 5
A lot of then sustain some things of thesis are better that thinks. Relatively scarce treatment but well lovely reading.
5 / 5
This book is essential reading in the world-wide has assigned. Tupy And Bailey a lot oversell anything because they do not owe that . It gives this that present he in yours doomsayer partner.
4 / 5
Interesting reading in tendency of several subjects that (economy for example) partorisca a next future
4 / 5
Ossia the very interested work that answers in the collection of graphs this looks already in a public domain.
Has been disappointed with this book because I have expected to see information that could useful. In my opinion, there is at all here partorisca see.
4 / 5
Had surprised to good sure to see an empirical data that suggests the things are better plot that a daily noise wpi;d suggests. I helped to think in things the pocolos differently.
5 / 5
Likes read the one who looks partorisca be a truth. Highly it recommends to read!
5 / 5
The table of the reservation of caffè good concealed maintains my cynicism in control.
4 / 5
If you are not a first optimist to read a book, will be. There is incredibleEvidence that a world is improving any worse. Still this time partorisca try.
5 / 5
An impression is too small and a face of type is well; tedious to see and read.

Top Customer Reviews: The Black Swan: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 35 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback These offers of book of the enormous perspectives partorisca those of us those who win ours that alive to create, funding and that grows new adventures. The phase and the economic projections are integral to the ours entrepreneurial endeavours. Taleb Has resupplied multiple intellectual perspectives partorisca shaping and that breaks our essential suppositions in future conditions; some projections of action treat; and partorisca interpret and that presents this work.

Considers a innovator in of the disciplines of economic projection - in that created that the first computer of a world-wide-analysis of investment of the urban nails has based decades of the software done - and is always conscious state that a sure only thing is that the real life will be quite different of any projection I mark. A better result of my projections will be the bracketing of the like a future will resist. And, having 50 experience of years in an investment of nails dread and urban developer, has my stable typical of ugly black swans that there is kicked a hell out of mine has the flattest place and of the projections.

Done very Taleb! They are personally and professionally better to read and considering your fine work!
4 / 5
Formed: Kindle Edition I simply loves that. It is like this unconventional this in spite of like this realistic. Besides explaining a concept of black swan, tip another point of view in a world-wide and that expect of a future. Nassim Is already very a lot of-known partorisca his seen and the theories and no precise more explanations. It is to good sure the must, any subject yes is a MBA graduate, student, or interested in financial phase, statistician or simply philosophy. .
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback One adds read partorisca the bourgeoisie has bent mathematically, but partorisca we the ranchers can be the little dense and convoluted. Presenting big ideas in the logical fashion that looks partorisca spend hanged a day the life of day of a 'everyman', these offers of book more than the enhancement of perspective that he practise it means to acheive to one unlikely raisin of the yielding big results still extracted adds to time partorisca explore. This in spite of, Taleb exudes personality in the each page - as the punk-statistical of rock of classes - and a book is surprisingly easy to read even during some numerous chances where a 'take to an aimed vibe insiemi in.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Talebt knows'. Yes it has ideas there, ossia besides our current comprising.

Talib Labels these revaluations of surprise;Black Swans. These are game changing ideas. Things that in a past, could any never be considered possible.
Talib Loans all the classes of examples of Black Swans. The majority of some examples, will do partorisca read a lot good.

This was the very interesting book . Talib This in spite of, there is a bit few very acute opinions. Talib Looks partorisca suffer some form of arrogance. It is quite possible, that a reader of perspective can offend .
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback This book is an epitome of self-aggrandizement. An author refuses whole professions, p. p.ej., Professors of philosophy and more academics in general, that contests that any model in history or a sociopolitical the process is discernible. An implication is that at all it is knowable. Here it is the typical passage : ' it seats in my plug a weight of an epistemic arrogance of a human race.' In reality, it is an epistemic arrogance of an author that attack to like point of this book. So only it know it all, which is the paradox because it alleges that it knowing all is impossible. It looks down in puny human the one who looks for to have sense of his lives.

In spite of my critique, an author some interesting points in unpredictable chances and randomness. Partorisca Be sure, randomness, chaos and freak the accidents affect history and our daily lives, but partorisca say that ossia all there is... A narcissistic tone of a book overshadows a lot like an author tries to communicate.

Finally, he overuses pleasant (and often created) histories like this of the examples in planting to stick to his signals directly. I am disappointed. A Sensatez of the crowds is the far better choose in the subject has related.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover Gentleman Taleb is disagreeably enamoured with his own intellect and quite disdainful of that of a rest of us. It presents like living embodiment of a soyaster of a Universe' the presents has described for Tom Wolfe in 'Bonfire of some Vanities.' Apparently such massive ego really exists.

Supposes Gentleman Taleb merit kudos to face the subject, probability and statistician, which is more easily described in of the mathematical terms without once appealing to mathematicians formulae and to minimise an use of figures and graphs but any profit is quickly nullified for Gentleman Taleb way of the opaque writing and his tendency to roam were in subjects lateralmente any one has joined. This vagrant feels suspiciously likes cushion.

Felizmente, the arrogance and the abstruse writing does not mean Gentleman Taleb is wrong or does not have something that imports to say. It does. His main point, that a Gaussian (or Bell) the curve is overused which heads to to break errors, is very taken and can all the profit of a knowledge. The more there is the little another nuggets like his discussion of municipality shortcomings in the critic has thought. I can have nudged my indication until four stars if Gentleman Taleb had directed to comprise the few examples concretise to apply his model of black swan the real situations , daily but, alas, with one or two exceptions, is conspicuously absentee; those surprised, perhaps, of an author that alleges to be the esubordinated-arrive' sceptical empiricist.

I desire could recommend that an alternating author or reserve this Gentleman has covered Taleb subject more agreeably but can the no. comes from with precaution.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback rids A lot well, the original has thought that the help dipped the different perspective in recommended. A paperback the edition is printed quite small .
4 / 5
Formed: Hardcover Refreshing partorisca read an author that just DGAF. Although I can not be in accordance with all Taleb has to that say (or a way says) his conviction is refreshing. We require more people those who speak his alcohol!
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback A book partorisca partidrios true of philosophical rhetoric. A bit lenghty in time.
4 / 5
Formed: Hardcover can follow a slang, then internalise some principles. Any those who is a subject to value and pricing the risk would owe that read this book.
4 / 5
Taleb Is one of some alive better thinkers right now. Sadly, geniuses has recognised so only long with which have gone. It buys it, it is sure partorisca want to it!
4 / 5
A book partorisca partidários true of philosophical rhetoric. A bit lenghty in time.
5 / 5
A book a lot of entity that calm prepare you to better boss the uncertainty adds of a world: an odder unknowns, some Black Swans.
4 / 5
Utmost idea in human and social behaviour that considers risk. A support of an intuitive and empiricall approximation on you pseudo certainty of some science, mathematical and financial proposition. Be skeptical, be curious, be humble.
4 / 5
Partorisca Any the one who feels that it can predict a future, this entirely disabuse the ones of him. A message is of entity partorisca any active investor.
5 / 5
Ossia For far a better book has read included, extremely well the book is the black swan , pocola reserves like this is exited.
4 / 5
Although some could find a book perhaps too theoretical in character, in my subject, his approximation is quite practical. Be in an industry of finance, Gentleman Taleb the seen and the opinions have changed certainly my view of a global state of the financial phases of north Amsterdam.

In the recent interview, Gentleman Taleb has said that in his opinion, a real Black Swan will be exited of a current financial crisis unscathed. If you want to discover a probability of that spending, this book would owe that be to interest yours.
4 / 5
Taleb The primary thesis is that our lives are governed for black swans, a highly unlikely, some circumstances that can not be foreseen. A turkey will live his life in anxious anticipation of a farmer the one who feeds it. In no way it can it anticipates a day a farmer will decide to do fault he partorisca dine of Thanksgiving. The majority of a world has not expected 9/11 or an impact has in his lives. J.R. Rowling Could not have predicted a phenomenal success of his series of Potter of Harry. Gentleman Taleb difference among these parts of our lives that is governed for mediocristan and those for extremistan. Mediocristan Is these parts of our existence that apt to the curve of bell likes of the that well does in the test or our relative to measure to another or a time takes to run the mile of neighbourhood has compared to another. Variac. Of a person to another is limited for intelligence and physicality. Our relative of the shows to another is governed for some laws of extremistan. It has not limited of any practical element. Knowing some shows of a person gives any clue like some relative shows outsides take an example of me and Bill Gates or some half shows of any 10,000 people Bill Gates is comprised in this number. Gentleman Taleb to good sure resupplies another perspective in a world. A ossia to sure lovely reading good.
4 / 5
A book is very uneven. There are some very interesting sections, but unfortunately even more the sections are highly repetitive, verbose, and any joined to the that an author probably is trying says. In place of several pages of hundred that in big leaves to repeat a same message on and on, an interesting (still this in spite of a little controversy) the substance could be more usefully communicated in roughly a tenth of a current period.

Has disturbed also for (occasionally personal) attacks in of the people that does not share the opinions of an author, the name that falls (like a critical author in another), for inaccuracies (in my deceptions of same view), and ridiculous statements, probably the exaggerations have feigned to underline the point. They are uncomfortable with a fact that although a book promises wide applicability of some centrical ideas (and be in accordance with this) he a lot too often slips to illustrate and justifying some points in of the examples of financial phases and achieving personal wealth.

@In rodeo, there is enjoyed some interesting points that some frames of author, but a fashion and orientation of a book is not me in accordance with .
5 / 5
Albeit Bit it long, a book is fill so only with gems. A lot especially, it is irreverent and will do you social phenomena in the different light. It can be the bit pompous in time. In general the book adds, probably my favourite author.
4 / 5
Taleb The book is certainly one of some the majority of interesting books has read in the moment. In dispute the very simple point- the a lot of things in life spend in exponential scales, and reason the enormous chances in these distributions of probabilities are also very scarce, is ailing-instrumented to comprise or treat them. Ossia Really a centrical point of this book and he the very good work that present it querella a lot forceful for his adoption. Taleb Marries frequently in economy and @@subject like some zones that is missing such knowledge. Correctly so much. For years, could not think that an academic discipline included could exist when it was founded in a querella that the human behaviour was rational. It take the psychologist to teach them is not (versus that read the piece of psychology or two). Clearly, has wide evidence of all the financial walks of life that the phases are all but unpredictable. The 'expert' financial is generally so only lucky. It launches 100,000 people the business and sheer the transmissions of regime will ensure that some will achieve regular success. Taleb Has said concealed is all well and well, but any one begin to think that is skill and forecast that mark a difference. Reason take fooled to think can predict a future, and then 2007/8 comes to the long of and smacks a financial world to near-oblivion.

Taleb Speak when and where Black Swans (ignored, unlikely, but powerful chances) is likely to arrive and that would owe that do roughly him. If they are expected to be positive (p. p.ej., Discovered scienziathe) in the then would owe that do things to maximice to our exposure to them (i.et., Has diverse and opened investigation groups). If they are negative, would have to do things to guard in the against his (p. p.ej., Sure of compraventa, tempers half forecasts, etc.). It can have more depth here, and some additional chapters of this 2nd edition to add some of that. But you are looking for the book with concrete forecasts roughly like this to live your life or direct your finances, this is not the.

My question my big plus with this book is a relentless polemics and strong doses of arrogance. It is ironic in a lot of chance. Taleb Repeatedly bashes financial fields (especially economy) and then turns around and says one of his main sources of consolation against attacking academics is that it is remote fact more money that him. Like this which is- the knowledge is key or the money is key? He also bashes some social sciences every time. Agreement that very social ciences' is in fact social arts (more the economy when being the example adds ). They are poor in predicting and fail to use some scientific methods. But a lot of social sciences (p. p.ej., Psychology) as well as biology (frequently mentions evolutionary psychology positively, but somehow loses this connection in his polemics) in fact uses rigorous scientific methods and his use of a curve of bell is appropriate for his measures (p. p.ej., Personality). The black swans are more common in of the big structures , to complex like the time, history, or economy. Also, any good scientist would have to that know that we do not know never everything, that any theory can be toppled, and to expect an unexpected of investigation. Taleb Also attacks tenured professors, but a system of tenure leaves for an open investigation Taleb claims like necessary to relieve or included so only thinking in Black Swans. His that falls name, of both enemies and friends, is annoying and detracts of the his otherwise querellas of the intellectuals.

In general then, thinks that ossia the fantastic book roughly to the equal that thinks. It is a lot resembled Malcolm Gladwell is or Daniel Kahneman law on reason our alcohols are easily fooled, so only a subject is main and more elementary (the basic character of probability and knowledge). It is not the simple book to read, but is involving like the interior of ideas is very powerful. Unfortunately, it is marred for the deeply aggressive, reactive, and controversial way to write. Felizmente, in an additional 2.os chapters of edition, @gives that that can do much more progress to say researchers and practitioners when his work/of models/of theories of querelle (i.et., when A distribution is wry bell ) versus when they require to @give is not in Kansas anymore (i.et., Distributions of exponential type with Black Swans). These accesses of approximation very better with some humans psyche and is like this the most effective way partorisca rid a message. And it is like me it will wrap on this description. Buy this book wants to know that it does not know and reason that really @@subject. Reason surprisingly, that does not know sometimes can be much more that import the one who that know!
5 / 5
Has tried to read this the little time but has given on every time. A subject of a book is interesting, but the arrogance of an author finds like this strongly that the so only could not annoy to continue. This coupled with some first chapters that is rambling and disjointed done for any unpleasant bed. I will avert other works for Gentleman Taleb until an editor is able to apply concise, has organised work on the and until it discovers some capacity to at least mask his harm for a smaller rest of humanity that is not lucido.
5 / 5
Although a book has arrived punctually, there is remarked that some pages 64-91 has had state substituted with pages of another section of a book. I think that that ossia the-was question with my book, as I have not seen anything that belongs to this in some descriptions.
5 / 5
Taleb Resupply with the very interesting book that is perhaps more interesting that useful. His main argument is quite very known - infrequent impact , big the chances determine a lot of that spends in of the financial phases, of the means and other parts of life. These chances are fundamentally unpredictable for his a lot of character. For like this, fools will use models partorisca predict some futures while of the wise will minimise his exposure to bad 'black swans' and maximiza his exposure to well some. The practical implementation of this principle is the little faulty here - where the joint is given is almost unintelligible. Sometimes Taleb appealed to ad hominem attacks and is otherwise unnecessarily abusing. If it is such one defends of humility, perhaps has to that practise some.

For better ideas, look in Jim Collins' Adds for Election where profiles of churns in of the volatile industries that protected them and benefited of Black Swans. 3M, thinks, would be the first example of the company that is prepared to benefit of highly of unpredictable innovations. Taleb, In another hand, tends to take lost in a weeds. In an end, is more hedgehog that fox, that knows a big thing more than a lot of small things.
4 / 5
Imagine is the be of the turkey has fed comfortably in an of this park of turkey of production of mass. Calm a lot can assume that a good lunch, good company, and the half pleasant will go in for ever. If you are the quant-savvy turkey, can included gobble near the mathematical model that predicts good time well to a future, further Thanksgiving very just, but past Christmas and New Years also. Suddenly in November, unexpectedly, with changing that life of transmissions. So only calm any dress them to him coming. It spends a sauce of cranberry.

Financial planners, the economists and other more sophisticated turkeys do not see it coming neither, author of oppositions Nassim Nicholas Taleb. His book underlines a danger of an unexpected. An unexpected will spend although has the comfortable model that predicts so only changes smaller. After such the 'black swan' volume of knots for surprise, use our defective hindsight to decide like this can have predicted a disaster that use the better model. Prpers Is kidding, insists Taleb. We require better strategies to live in the world where for real random chances , unpredictable arrives. It goes to some question in this book, and his forward Fooled for Randomness: An Underlying Function of Casualidad in Life and in some Phases, to educate.

A defective base of a lot of the formal models is 'the intellectual fraud add' of a curve of bell. We learn that highly to to the constrained variables likes them to them to them the height and the group of weight around some means and that the variac. The extreme of an average is unlikely . So only we do not go to fulfil any concealed is the averages the foot or the averages the big mile. These soyediocristan' the models are a lot until knots misapply his suppositions to unconstrained 'Extremistan' phenomena to the equal that estimate accionarías, sales of book and such. We are slow to see this question. Knots persistently commit a 'Ludic Fallacy,' that sticks to our formal models reasons look more real ours that a messy, real-the world-wide chances are meant to explain. Taleb Illustrates this point with the examples that diverse chances of 9/11 to one 'was questions of model that money of casinos of the cost. S. I. Hyakawa Has warned in a prompt '70s concealed 'the map is not a territory,' but has not learnt.

Taleb Also warn of a narrative fallacy based in our amour of histories. We feel he comprises something when we can say the history roughly reason spends--included after a fact, with only part of a pertinent information. When I musicians achieve afamada and sucedido financial dramatic, retreat by means of his histories, explaining the successes because they see to the long of a street. We do not see an underlying cemetery of bands of the cochera fracasada and starving artists that all some things was to any avail. Reason believe this artificial history, does not have to that face a function of randomness in success or failure. Or consider his impact in our own plans.

Taleb Offered some suggestions--although less than had expected partorisca. Consulting to be opened to positive black swans and guard against negative some. Leaving money in interest, for example, opens so only to the negative big impact. This worse chance is that a borrower will go bankrupt and will not take our money behind. But a very better result is that a loan will be simply repaid. If a borrower entrepreneurial the endeavour is wildly, has been-the successful scale, a lender does not take more than east. An investor, in another hand, suffers a same risk of loss, but average fully in a 'Extemistan' sucedido. The readers remain to ponder some implications--and perhaps to assume Taleb like a consultor of investment.

Although Taleb any adventure there, some of his ideas are useful in the psychology has applied. Tests of personnel, for example, trusts a principle of 'behavioural consistency,' that assumes that our actions displaced more predict our future actions. If any one is the poor interpreter , a sure bet is that this person will treat bad in future occupation. This can be returned the general model, but emprendedores--and psychologists those who advise them could consider commit Taleb fallacies. We are like this comfortable with these general predictive models, with our histories roughly like people 'is,' this prpers after the possible transmission? No the be better to look for an occasional wan ash' of improvement and assume a defective labour applicant? An author convinced that this well considers. My time that reads this book was well is spent.

A final note: An author condescending the tone has been mentioned for another reviewers. It is there well. Yes, it is condescending. Yes, he sneers in his friends of financial analysts. Yes, his dates veer to nomination to fall. And, yes, it finds ways to any-like this-subtly complete it he like this hire Benoit Mandelbrot. But any of these subjects. Taleb The message is lovely. I recommend that it ignore his tone--or perhaps still be entertained for him. Stay on fulfilled and learn something in a character of randomness and forecast.
4 / 5
A Black Swan is a chance that is a outlier, something totally unexpected this has an extreme impact. After the people think that that they comprise likes to spend but so only retrospectively. The black swans can not be predicted, although they can be prepared some time. This book has changed a way has thought in a future.
4 / 5
Too philosophical mumbo jumbo. Dipped you partorisca sleep. It looks for the deftest authors those who can spend the history. Diverse lack of any content of useful finance.
5 / 5
After reading a Black Swan am not really sure that has spent so only. At the beginning I am not sure state go partorisca take by means of a whole thing. A prose is very different partorisca the no-science of fiction-and-book of probability. At least a lot that has been expecting. A book has small parts of memoir woven throughout, some duquel looks partorisca return, to another look likes them fill, and another still is probably in my boss and so only add to a confusion.

In a 3rd understand Taleb has said the history in a dark novelist, unpublished Yevgenia Krasnova and like a success of his novel was the highly unlikely chance'a Black Swan. No in that listened he of this only successful history has dipped down my book and has gone the Amazon partorisca more than info. After the pocolos small of unsuccessful looking for in of the circles have maintained partorisca read so only partorisca find the footnote in a start of Chapter 3 in that say me that Yevgenia is fictional!

This has not seated well with me, especially reason my behaviour of the investigation of the internet has been predicted and footnoted in a very next page. I have begun partorisca ask the one who other classes of liberties Taleb was partorisca take but has maintained partorisca go reason am not wanted to to be a type of ucker' Taleb speaks roughly. (Yevgenia' The character comes on again and am curious that purely fictional or perhaps partially autobiographical his character is.)

Taleb Is clearly the a lot of well the man read and studied and is not shy roughly leaving calm to know it. But by means of this self confidence (possibly arrogance) comes to dissection very animate and ardent of economy like the science and those in him is business, specifically phase and economic theorists, traders, bankers of investment, manager of file, etc.

Are adds to read Taleb called out of a committee of prize of Nobel of Economy. A section has titled soyHorror of past' starts:

'the things have taken to worse plot in 1997. A Swedish academy has given another round of Gaussian-Nobel has based tax to Myron Scholes and Robert C. Merton, The one who had improved in an old mathematical formula and has mark with one that exists glorious theories of the financial balance Gaussian general'of here acceptable to an establishment of economy.'

Is not a book an easy plus to read by means of (the philosophical references come fast and raging) and Taleb the fashion is sometimes discontinuous, sometimes wordy, and sometimes longwinded, this in spite of, has some ideas add in this book.

7 Of 10 (rounds it down to 3 stars)

to good sure will be to read Taleb the earliest pound, Fooled for Randomness.
4 / 5
This pound taken has on shot in some inaugural pages to create a dud premise that the science thinks that that everything is predictable. One the majority of the thrilling modern science and the mathematics extracted a concept of casuality, predictability and divisado of a natural world by means of the model that does. This type can have done the better vendor but has done he by means of in better pure ignorance or in worse misrepresentation of modern science, mathematician and statistician.
4 / 5
An author is to add it storyteller. It is explaining economy with lessons in history, culture, music. A fantastic book, have to that read for all the world-wide any one comprises our world.
5 / 5
Left to begin this description to remark that Nassim Taleb is a type of author the one who evokes answered strong further of character. Calm neither love his work or hate it. That finds to the interest is that an answered say far more roughly that in Taleb books.

Is easy to comprise reason A Black Swan is such the enormous better vendor . A book is written in the a lot of involving way and comprises narratives very interesting that is full of powerful images and interesting subjects. Taleb Written in to such subjects likes him scalability, errors of chance, epistemic arrogance, a ludic fallacy, Mandelbrodtian randomess, Extremistan, Mediocristan, a fallacy of silent evidence, narrative fallacies, Platonic folds, randomness and (as) incomplete information, future blindness, etc.

Taleb the signals were to his readers that a world is the far different type of the place that imagines it to be. To this end, Taleb ameno was two Weberian Ideal Types: Mediocristan and Extremistan. They are plant 'utopian' that is defined for an idea of 'any-scalability' or escalability.' Taleb I signals was that has no-scalability when some consequences of an action or the activity are addicted in some test that is to use. It remarks that a risarcimento of the Doctor, Lawyer, or daughter of the call is not scalable reason depends an available time to an individual resupplying a service. In another hand, the painter, composer, or the author can produce returns that is unconnected to a quantity of endeavour. One Picasso sketch can sell for the few dollars of same millions although an artist can have taken the pocolos small for the create. But a work of another painter the one who has taken month for complete it can not sell for $ 50. A world of the art does not concern that time has been to produce the work because his value there is little to do with a labour or material that was for the product.

In Mediocristan, at all is scalable. I begin it and calm the rewards are constrained for time, conditions of flange, and other factors too many numerous to mention. It is to situate it which is dominated for variac. Random and can be adequately described for models of Gaussian probabilities. In such the a lot of orderly world-wide no the value so only can have the big affect in a distribution that is looking in. If we are looking in a half weight, height, or measure of hat of an adult, an extreme outlier will have the material effect in our result. It thinks of the sample of 1,000 randomly has has selected adults that takes the add wrestler the be selected likes 1001st addition. A fact that an add wrestler is much more has weighed that the average will not be significant to a calculated bad.

The things are very different in Extremistan where variac. Inside the distributions are not like this constrained. It is a place where scalability dominates and distributions of product of the actions that frequently can have extreme values. These extreme values often will affect a total of values of attribute and a bad in the distribution of sample. In this world-wide a probability to remark the extreme chances is much more utmost the one who that is seen in some typical Gaussian models that it is appropriate to describe Mediocristan. While it is easy to use to use Gassian distributions to describe weights of adult, height, measure of hat, imposed of mortality, etc., can not have the habit to describe distributions of shows, wealth, sales of films, etc.

Taleb the signals was that we live in both worlds but try apply some models of distribution of Mediocristan to try to predict that it spends in Extremistan. In our example of weight has of an addition of the add wrestler has done little to the ours bad and distribution. Ossia The perfect example of as Mediocristan works. But we change that the wealth and add Bill Gates or Warren Bufé like our point of the next data to our sample sees that both of the bad and transmission of distribution significantly reason any man has more than the million times a wealth of our character 'half'. Ossia That mark Extremistan like this different.

A question arises when the character looks for to use the model of Mediocristan to describe some social and economic spheres, where some models are not applicable and is not never applicable state in the human society. Power of distributions of the modern human societies of law are dominant in a social sphere as it is not usual to see the majority of some shows, wealth, and can be concentrated in some hands of the little. It does not import if a society is socialist, fascist, democrat, or the republic of government has limited.

The majority of harm is done when people and professional forecasters, those who know far less than thinking that his , is fooled for randomness and use some models of wrong probability to predict results. A question is that the majority of some people those who are considered 'expert' can not treat some real world-wide distributions in a social sphere and wind on doing suppositions that is so only suitable for a physical world. They come up with all the classes of models that he his ameno undeserved afamada and prestige. Like this Taleb the points was, the majority of some prizes of Nobel of the Economy has gone to idiots those who have taken an injustice of history and is coming up with models that much more breaks that well. And ossia where Taleb crosses a line and of the anger a lot of readers that does not want to listen his message. The majority of people is comfortable with some things of way are and does not want to see his cherished the exposed myths for the rational description of some facts. They are particularly angered when Taleb clears that it is very conscious of his considerable intellect and that I am much more lists that his half reader. This arrogance does not touch well with a lot of readers and more than the little is likely to estimate his bad book still although it is one of some better books that one could expect read in some subjects that is to cover in his pages.

My joint is to look to a mirror and figure out of that class of person is before it buy a book. If you do not have a time or energy to read a book attentively, or like your view of a world-wide how is and does not wish he to be defied then the rests was. But has an open alcohol, likes to have your seen has defied, has any question that read by means of the few difficult passages that can require you to do a little additional reading, and the material amour writes well for an author the one who ameno knowledge of a lot of subjects, that this pound is for you. Good regime. I expect that it join you right decision.
4 / 5
The majority of knots are contained to live inside parameters that thinks that to know in our half. Our zone of security is found among the know for the insurances and that they can any never be quite sure of. To this midst Taleb falls he bombshell in a form of a Black Swan, the term has attacked that describes an element of a highly unlikely or unlikely. It is this less than casualidad of two percent of some unexpected this requires an individual to be deft anticipating failure or sucedidos possible. Like the humans live among any hips narrow an existence where is any risk, for this any one rewards, and the too wide-half open, where the risks are an order of a day. Taleb The offers of book to plot of commonsensical tips on like this to direct a zone that exists among these two popular extremes of everything or swimming. Some of them involve sympathetic statisticians odds, randomness, diversification, and volatility; everything of these contain a potential to be deadly Black Swans. That have found of particular use in a book was Taleb way to back especially sweats philosophical observationsand querellas with evidence of a scientific world. For him, he all touches to lose to a fact that partorisca be achieved owe able to direct a zone of uncertainty in our lives for developing plans that leaves for latitude and flexibility. In him nutshell this means to attack a stranger for intelligently and prudently expanding our flanges so that it does not close on and choke of ours a lot of existence.
4 / 5
Ossia The book adds to read he like this helps to develop a context in that see phase and of the movements of historical chances. This rids is not drawn to aim you a ins and outs of a phase. I beleive this book is useful to look in your file critically and to plan for chance that can not fall inside parameters of your model. This is not the book that requires it PhD to read and find relevent, so only the interest is in self development and education of some defects. An open alcohol is required when reading the book like this this forces one to question an a lot of cloth that considers to be reality.
4 / 5
Am writing this description so only to warn any the one who law one a description of star of a fact that a reviewer patently there is not reading a book. Or if he , does not take spent a prologue.
5 / 5
Very a lot of bed of the very intelligent writer. A bit weighed this in spite of. Personally it has taken them more along that usual to read by means of him. Highly recommended!

Top Customer Reviews: Invitation to ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 5 ratings
5 / 5
A book is in fact the decent introduction to a discipline, hips, has a long bibliography, which is presented with cut blurbs-overviews of some books, commentaries in some authors, and the historical context of some reservation' appearance and bolt of author and works; I really like this bondadoso of bibliographical presentation -- no only dry data.
This in spite of, has to mention that Pastor Way partorisca write, while quite decent in some premiers five chapters and a section of enclosed, beginning with a sixth drop to a typical obfuscated pseudo-scientific mumbo-jumbo, and besides, structurally, a book is hard to read, looks so only never quite clear, fragmentary, repetitive.
This in spite of, felt sufficiently enthused reason has read in "An Invitation..." And it has bought two subsequent books for a same author ("Construction of Reality" and "Saint Canopy"). Oh Chico. It was that an error for my part -- there, Pastora goes a plenary monty, entirely in a fashion of a sixth-and-on sections of "Some Invitations..."; There it is almost impenetrable of one a lot beginning and throughout, a structure of text is alcohol boggling (is not never quite clear the one who an author is speaking roughly, and reason directed that directs, and reason here and a lot roughly another place; the profusion of expressions a lot slippery ("the liberty is not empirically available" for example; it looks this "empirically available" it is one of his favourite expressions has used long, and is class of striking, but that exactly means? A lot of occurrences of such material... The plot of heavy latinizing -- "ipso done", "on the generis", "mutatis mutandis", something "here" something, etc. -- Annoying and uncalled stops; it is highly reminiscent of loghorrheaic prolixity, typical of psychoanalytic writing of a same time (60s) or perhaps an imitation of translated philosophical German.
Pastor the writing is purely expository, does not have any shadow of present to argue anywhere; if something is less than self-evident yours, ossia yours question , supposes.
While "An Invitation..." He (in the first place five chapters, ossia) is not bad, a rest of Pastor Laws is so only simple gobbledegook, on purpose (I suspect) rendered incomprehensible, probably for the fact looks deep... That is more disheartening, is that when calm -- in a cost of the enormous mental endeavour, underlining, paraphrazing, and drawing lines and circles in some pages -- uncover some imprecise semblance of possible meaning, invariably results any trivial or highly questionable (which, of an author certainly averts any argumentation and simply posits all a time, is more than disappoints also.)
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5 / 5
Still with students that shines (I follows to assume some have had is among a brilliant) has questions with this book. You are the text required for my course of Sociology my student days and I have the fondness so that do mine in main me on to PB "A Social Construction of Reality". SCR Is clearly too difficult for the majority of the students and the invitation is much more accessible. Still, I have found students to be terrified in some of some expressions that clearly situate likes the book of a sixties. In another hand, there is not founding the reserve it accessible plus that describes a postmodern point of view -- a view of sociology -- in like this achieved the way like this one. For me so much it presents together with an explanation. It has been it adds Peter Pastore readdresses this invitation to new students with an update that incorporates politically tongue corrected. A transmission in perspective is the hard experience. Help if a tongue has used has not been an additional barrier.
Still am looking for the new book that will do a same thing to new students that this reservation has done mine.
5 / 5
A book is in fact the decent introduction the discipline, also, has a long bibliography, which is presented with courting blurbs-overviews of some books, commentaries in some authors, and the historical context of some reservation' appearance and bolt of author and works; I really like this bondadoso of bibliographical presentation -- no only dry data.
This in spite of, has to mention that Pastor Way to write, while quite decent in some premiers five chapters and a section of enclosed, beginning with a sixth drop to a typical obfuscated pseudo-scientific mumbo-jumbo, and besides, structurally, a book is hard to read, looks so only never quite clear, fragmentary, repetitive.
This in spite of, felt sufficiently enthused reason has read in "An Invitation..." And it has bought two subsequent books for a same author ("Construction of Reality" and "Saint Canopy"). Oh Chico. It was that an error for my part -- there, Pastora goes a plenary monty, entirely in a fashion of a sixth-and-on sections of "Some Invitations..."; There it is almost impenetrable of one a lot beginning and throughout, a structure of text is alcohol boggling (is not never quite clear the one who an author is speaking roughly, and reason directed that directs, and reason here and a lot roughly another place; the profusion of expressions a lot slippery ("the liberty is not empirically available" for example; it looks this "empirically available" it is one of his favourite expressions has used long, and is class of striking, but that exactly means? A lot of occurrences of such material... To plot of heavy latinizing -- "ipso done", "on the generis", "mutatis mutandis", something "here" something, etc. -- Annoying and uncalled stops; it is highly reminiscent of a loghorrheaic prolixity typical of psychoanalytic writing of a same time (60s) or perhaps an imitation of translated philosophical German.
Pastor the writing is purely expository, does not have any shadow of present to argue anywhere; if something is less than self-evident yours, ossia yours question , supposes.
While "An Invitation..." He (in the first place five chapters, ossia) is not bad, a rest of Pastor Laws is so only simple gobbledegook, on purpose (I suspect) rendered incomprehensible, probably for the fact looks deep... That is more disheartening, is that when calm -- in a cost of the enormous mental endeavour, underlining, paraphrazing, and drawing lines and circles in some pages -- uncover a lot imprecise semblance of possible meaning, invariably results any trivial or highly questionable (which, of an author certainly averts any argumentation and simply posits all a time, is more than disappoints also.)
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5 / 5
In spite of his relatively anticipated age, this book there is retained his charm and global validity. It have read the when in the first place type, he on done 25 years. In the law the animal there is @@give reason has captivated me then. It is contested closely, very balanced and highly informative. Besides, it is written in good English, something scarce for sociology textbooks. It is too bad that an author has not thought of the new edition, updating and refreshing the. It recommends it a lot highly for any that wishes to discover that it is sociology all roughly.
5 / 5
Ardent, witty and that the causes have thought! If you are the odd more the sociology, this inspiring and unpretentious little book can very a lot of be a start of a fascination to give support. If calm already know in a discipline, adapt you reason calms has interested you in a first place - and you chuckle in a process.

Top Customer Reviews: How to Lie with ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 45 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback this book has been around partorisca years but remains appropriate. The absurd statistics is everywhere, esp recently of an arrival of alternative facts. Unfortunately, a receiver of this book, my daughter, has not having still to give is value .
4 / 5
Formed: Kindle that Shines of Edition! Included this in spite of writes on done 50 years, all the concepts are still valid.
A lot easy to read. Calm much better poised partorisca read some ads after reading this book, the meaning will not be able the yours lie much longer.
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4 / 5
Formed: Paperback statistical of use of the People all a time to 'final querellas. It Darrel Huff Explains in this timeless classical is that the statistical can have the habit partorisca deceive like this a lot likes anything more. A reader will learn partorisca question all especially when the people quote statistics partorisca win argues.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback This in spite of dated, some rests of book like pertinent as it was done roughly sixty years in a statistics of ways is MISused partorisca distort reality, if deliberately or no. While one can see an improvement in an use of statistics of then, an a lot of pitfalls described in a book still applies today.
4 / 5
Formed: Kindle the edition A lot of writing-on a power of numbers has exerted inappropriately (for casualidades or for creation). If you are not deep to mathematicians in general and statistician especially, ossia the must has read. Partorisca me, no really learn anything new, but is still satisfied state with my compraventa.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback statistical VERY BASIC that the majority of people learns in of the colegialas. From time to time an author ameno on something those interest, but in general has found any present anything new. It was also originally published in 50s, as has a outdated feels his. Any I same volume halfway by means of before have prendido to read.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback This book has been underlined and scarred with notes. Some the complete tears were partorisca a price. It is partorisca launch among any sale of book. I will not be using Amazon for books never again!!!!.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Charming book. Some examples are quell'has bitten dated but still pertinent. Honradamente, A reference the American elections and of the world-wide chances that predate me so only direct me partorisca look them up; which has done a subject and a book even more involving. Probably one of my favourite books on like this partorisca do with statistics.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback A must read partorisca any with the alcohol partorisca question I in the first place read this book done thirty years like a student of Engineering because it was recommended by the professor; it is particularly valid today in an age of 'alternative facts'.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback A must read partorisca any the one who has not asked never that there is like this statistical and metrics flight around that all look partorisca contradict each one which so another. Writing a lot well, youll fly by means of this book.
5 / 5
A must read partorisca any the one who has not asked never that there is like this statistical and metrics flight around that all look partorisca contradict each one which so another. Writing a lot well, youll fly by means of this book.
5 / 5
All the world would owe that read this book, has won this in spite of;t ba able to read the newspaper article with which do.
5 / 5
Although a tongue and the examples have used is dated quite (the book there is on 60 years) ‘Like the lie with Statistical' resupply very easy to comprise examples of some varied statistical deceptions that can direct you astray in very easy to comprise tongue without any difficult mathematics.
5 / 5
The majority of excellent idea to some people of big histories can say with numbers 'indisputable'. A classical.
4 / 5
This classical is not so only informative for a innumerate to to the type likes but is also pleasant.
5 / 5
One has to that read this book. This calm book points like these yours there was mentido world-wide with numbers...
4 / 5
This book dips to statistician of perspective in science and like an obvious can not be corrected at all unfortunately. A brain can be turned was when the statistics is presented his.
4 / 5
Are a lot familiar with statistics. I have found this reservation a lot of instructive and clear, with the pleasant way to say a history. Partorisca Recommend.
4 / 5
Ossia The present partorisca my randson the one who is struggling the bit with statistics. A book the fun fact and demystifies a subject.
5 / 5
In today of world-wide of big technology where all is explained with "Corel Present" or "Power Point" graphic presentations, this text is resulted much more that imports that never before.
That often have you has been to the presentation, has seen a map coloreado and has accepted an information that is portrayed yours like this realistic? You could have has has had suspicions in diverse things but has not had enough rear bone to speak up or contest these figures because simply it calms has not known the one who questions to ask.
This book drives a by means of a maze of statistics, his abuse by means of wrong calculations and unconcious optial illusions of graphs to influence our perception of a way sees the situation.
When Management, the salesperson or the politician begins to speak in averages in the graph; he his Question that half is in fact that pause roughly. They are that they speak in a bad way , the average or the half average mediate? I in fact begun inquiring with authors of leading presentations that has received in a past. Some of some experts that present these facts and the figures have not known a calaculations has used to atttain his results because they had purchased the ones of 3rd or 4.as sources. Tip what clueless presentors has in this world.
Sampeling Is another of this statistics some to forget to ask roughly. When we see it imagines to indicate 30 percent "HE" to 70 percent "ANY" of any studio given. Seventy percent of which the people have said "ANY"? They ask 100, 200, 600 or 1,000 people? They interview men, women, girls, dogs or snails? It was some questions biased to a group or another? All of these questions are a lot of entity and a majority of some people fails to ask these questions when when be presented with statisics.
Some of a tongue is old and outdated but is exactly this like the fact the charm to read. Excellent, Excellent.....
4 / 5
This book, written in 1954, is like this appropriate today (perhaps even more like this, how is like this easy to purchase statistician because of our current technology) -- Darrell Huff gives people some tools to speak behind the statistics. This in spite of has the little bit in deliberate deception, in of the such things like "A Gee-Whiz Graph" (roughly like a graphic exposure of statistician can be twisted so that one can take any result has wished, although some statistics is not changed), a flesh of a book is considering his statistical reasoning, something these people today really needs to consider.
For example, each person the one who listens to a later studio that aims the correlation among sure lunch and of the questions of the sure health or the profits would owe that read "Estaca Hoc Trace Again", in that people erroneously jump of statistical correlation to the cause-and-report of effect. An example given in a book is the report in that was found that the smokers have had the low note in university; ergo, has said a researcher, smokers that wish to improve his notes would owe that quit smoking! Of course, the statistical studio that aims that there is the "significant" report among smoking and the low notes no tip like cause another -- perhaps people of draws of educational failure to smoke! My own theory would be that a =type= of person the one who is die to the smoke is given also to not doing well in pupil; in place of cause and effect, one has the correlation of the shared, third (and unnamed) cause. One finds these fallacies in an informative =each=day=; I have been reading my on-line informative, and in a section of science has found already two suspicious cause-and-of the reports of effect. Like this Huff notes, is not one statistical that it is in question -- is like this is used.
Some of some figures and the examples have used is funny been due to his datedness (I amour a picture of a surveyor asking the doctor that marks of smokes of cigarette, and a creature that cigarette of smokes so only me smirk). It looks mine multiplies each monetary quantity for 10, could take the better idea to the equal that to that a lot (has not been that it is in fact value, as it was not that an inflation of 1954 east (another suspect statistic)).
More to a point, with a help of this book, needs not having blind faith in some numbers or disgustedly launch all statistical was. A mathematics of statistician guarantees him to have can add, while you know like this to interpret them correctly. You could be pleasantly surprised to find that it feels more common that the mathematics is involved in this book, but a truth is abuse more modern that the numbers finds well with which some numbers have been calculated. Of course, once tongues behind the people of statisticians can think that is crazy; at least it calms it will not be fleeced for dud reasoning.
5 / 5
Like The Lie with Statistics for Darrell Huff gives an explanation of common statistical errors. A book is written clearly and is understandable to the reader without the mathematics or funds of statistics. In only one hundred and forty two pages a book is the fast and easy bed.
A book was published originally in 1954. An a lot of copious the examples were current at the same time to write, but is dated extremely now. According to an attitude of readers this can be distract, or faintly amusing. An age advanced of some examples any a text any hard plus to comprise.
While some examples are dated, some look of concepts to be timeless. Some statistical manipulations was still look to be that they go in almost fifty years later. An Author covers the wide row of statistical errors, or abuses. Everything of some types of errors will be familiarised to any those who partoriscano attention to an informative, or has seen an ad that use of casts.
To the equal that To the lie with Statistics gives a reader a knowledge to relieve statistical municipality skulduggery. If this knowledge was more amply widespread, perhaps advertisers, political spinmiesters and sloppy the journalists would not be able to escape with this class of abuse.
4 / 5
Of our schools regularly accidents in the by means of without the alone course in of the statistics, this book is for a general reader the one who is in peril to learn facts that is not of the facts. Not to teach you statistical, but teach you like the look was paralización when you have read a paper and see numbers and graphs. Of then more institutions those who inform this cure of the data little are attentive or significant, has to confidence in calm to determine is good numbers .
Some questions with statistical data am still appropriate today, and is impacting to @give the one who contemporary a lot of his look of examples. Some questions of sprains, averaging, and confusing correlation with causation all deceive inclusos a quite-has educated people, and some lies of advantage with a person the one who can fallacies of something and not being fooled. While learning the statistical would be ideal, this book aims a prime minister to sympathetic and critiquing statistical data. It is not more along or more complicated that it was necessary to be, and is simple to comprise. Still, if you do not know like this to value some of a simple data that you gone through every day in an informative, this book will resupply calm with sensatez infinite.
5 / 5
Like The Lie with Statistics, for Darrel Huff, would have to be reading required for all the world. A pill of the numbers are used all some time in modern society. Usually to finalise argue--after all, the one who can contest with "facts"? Huff Shows like a together same of numbers can be tweaked to aim three different results, as where begin and that use. A fundamental lesson has learnt of this book is that the mathematical calculation involves the together integer of conditions, and any number derived of such the calculation is without sense without sympathetic these conditions.
Also mentions that the mates have said that a flurry of the without sense statistics owes the incompetence--he offices this argues with the simple surgery: "Reason, then, some numbers almost always favour a person that the date?" Huff Also resupplies five questions (any one the difference of a five d is of dodgeball) for readers to ask, when faced with the statistic:
1. Those who says like this?
2. As it Know?
3. That fails?
4. Any one changes a subject?
5. It seats?
All this is to wrap up in the book with simple examples (any mathematical arithmetic further, really) and picturesque @@@1950s prose. Besides you pursue of humour of a start (the devotion is "My woman with good reason") to an end (on page 135, Huff says "Almost any one can allege to be first in something if it is not too particular that is"). This book is a lot of value the hours of pair of your time.
5 / 5
Although "Like the Lie with Statistician" it is quell'has bitten dated (that it has been it to it writing in 1950 east), some principles dips before is still valid today--if any moreso that never--and a material is rid in clear, concise, and still entertaining episodes and illustrations.
That often listen statistical bandied roughly in some means comunicacionales or used to try to try some point of special interest? "Of course" some people that quotes some figures owe that be right with numbers in his sides... Until you look in just like these numbers have been arrived in.
This rids is not for real drives on like the lie with statistics, but is an excellent text that informs a reader so that another lie to them using statistical and on like this to interpret a validity of purported statistical data.
5 / 5
Together with this saying "Lies, Damn Lies and Statistical" this book leaves an audience knows that there are methods there east distorts and can mislead. Like the statistician the one who knows that a pertinent use of statistical methods is lovely and uncovers truth or quantifies the uncertainty takes bit it concerned in an association continued of statistics with lies. This in spite of, this book for Huff is entertaining and is the classical. If calm bed calm attentively will see that it is not of the statistical methods that creates a lie but unscrupulous people that abuse some methods and explode the ignorance of an audience of statistical ideas. A message of a book is partorisca learn statistical so that it calms will not be deceived!
4 / 5
A book is roughly like the statisticians can have the habit of lie and mislead. In spite of a cynical title, is really roughly like this partorisca see by means of the constant claims for bogus statistical. It is concise, amusing, and vastly educational. I can not say quite a lot of good things in this book! A book has been written a lot of years, and like the result, some of some examples are dated, but these a lot of detract of a value of a book. Personally I find him quite picturesque. I recommend this book highly. It is one of some the majority of useful books can recommend to any to to those who would like him the more comprise that advertisers, politicians, subject, and defends use and of the numbers of abuses.
5 / 5
Darrell Huff has written the excellent resource so that they are struggling with the stastics run. While a lot an investigation is dated, some facts are like this some today how were then. Statistician any lie, lie of people. Example with which example, Huff tip a value to read any studio with scepticism. We laugh in some have thought to believe all see in TV, but surely all the studios are sincere, well? Huff Objective included one the majority of credible of the sources can be irresponsible and dishonest in that say his readers. This book was mine very useful in my investigation and I would suggest it to those researching some defects of statistics.
5 / 5
One Adds read !
Short and to a point, entertainment to read.
Although some of some numbers are out of dates, some ideas behind 1954 book anchors it like this relevent how were in 50 east. Probably even more.
"Like The lie with statistician" of the best comprising of a "truth" for behind a like this called "study scientific" in advertising and in a newspaper.
Is almost like this well in of the tips on like the lie the people those who there is not reading a book... For you you characterise to announce...
Of then is all the exposures the statistics, and of then all have to that "phase" (our products, our ideas...), it says that it is the must for all the world.
4 / 5
The university graduate in 1961 with a terracing of engineering of the highly estimated school. One has required no-the course of engineering was economy . It agrees a lot little of this class except the little red book authored for any one has appointed Huff and that this book was one of one the majority of enjoyable and educational books of my whole university career. [After a exhaustivesearch for a book, found that and] I grabbed the! This pound saved untold dollars to teach me to look at most statistician with the a lot of jaundiced eye and to laugh as maximum ads. I so only dipped my copy in with some materials I use to teach the class in the local community university of then expects that [will be able to use a book to discussvarious the subjects have related the politics of current day.] Also they are that it orders several copies for the presents that comprises one for my university freshman grandaughter. As well as if an author declares that the Yale the graduate is doing well in an annual salary of $ 24,000. All more is current.
5 / 5
This charming, cynical, wittly little book exposes a lot of some economic tricks, bogus technical, and the astute deceptions have employed for Madison Avenue, politician, corporate PR departments and included -- dare admit it? -- Scientific. I am surprised to find that some statisticians here have panned this book. They imagine his work is used so only for a good of humanity? Cela His mates are all upstanding citizen the one who would not think to deceive members of an audience, emprendedores, shareholders, or Members of Congresses? Yes, some technicians have described here is simple, and any professional would have to see by means of them. Thus subject, any banker would owe that see by means of frauds of common stock and Ponzi diagrams, still in a calm business section often read in investment and prestigious banks a lot the time has established undertaken that is to be take in for these diagrams and robbed of enormous sums of money. It falls expert for stupid tricks also. In all the chance, a book has been written for a general audience, no for professionals. And some professionals would have to agree Huff main point:
"A fact is that, in spite of his mathematical base, the statistical is like this an art how is the science . An add a lot of manipulations and included the sprains are possible inside a bounds of propriety. Often one statistical has to that choose among methods, the subjective process, and find a a that uses to represent some facts. In the practical ad is roughly like this unlikely to select a unfavorable method like the copywriter is to call the product of the his espónsor flimsy and economic when it also can say light and economic."
My mother was the professional statistics . It recommends that this rids mine in the tender age. I am not very a lot well in the mathematicians but I have not forgotten never some definitions of means, average, sprains, imposed of error, causality and correlation. A book aims several ways to plot the deceptive graph. Tip like this to select the sample biased, and as to take without sense fluctuations , small , random and blow them until looking the tendency. This can look the little subversive until memories, like the author dips it, "the scoundrels already know these tricks; the sincere men have that learns in entredicho own."
Some illustrations for Irving Geis is pleasant.
A book is in 46th press. His power to remain can be compared to this of another short manual adds, "Some fashionable Elements."
5 / 5
Is good to read the book has taken. There is the very light tone by means of a book. And it is the short book , incidentally. You will finalise in roughly 2 sessions.
Was happy to see that they are not an only person annoyed in a way graphs is distinguished, with an inferior yard was the dramatize transmissions. Ossia So only an example out of diverse. You woul be able to imagine was some of this calm, but a lot everything of them. One was bit it deep and has has had to that the read the second time to comprise the one who a falsity was.
Recommends this book because it gives lovely information in the readable fashion. The statistical is everywhere, and calm absolutely has to that know like this to separate a chaff.
5 / 5
My introduction to this book was for way of a esquired reading' ready for my undergraduate run of statistician. First bad impression. But a book is resulted to be amused to read, and enormously instructive. A material of class for my course of university statistician taught LIKE THIS to do statistician, but this book gave the very beginning that it comprises to some common methods of an abuse of statistics. Instead, for implication, he also teaches like the present information in like this truthful the way like possible. A knowledge do fault very like me statistical studied further in the level of graduate, and continuous do fault like the present executive Technician, constantly doing with statistical tools.
A book gives the start of good jump to an interpretation of presentations of data. Now, when I see the "Gee-Whiz Graph" immediately I know that some pointed fluctuations in a line or the bars are augmented, and beginning immediately to look for a real difference (bases 0) in some points of data.
This book is living test that the learning can be amused. Highly I recommend it to any one doing with or beseiged for the data has presented like this graphs, average, tendency or a lot another such average. It opens your eyes.
4 / 5
Huff Has found it catchy title to deceive readers to one that touches dry but absolutely fascinating world of statistics.
Packed With examples of a @@@1950s which look like this fresh as yesterday, these shows to reserve that advertisers and another test in the trick for misusing statistical. "Figures any lie, but figure of liars." It can be a unwritten mote of this book. Almost every day I see the Gee Whiz graph that something looks is skyrocketing out of control before I check some stairs. Then it results that 5 or 10 swipe looks 600 until 1,000. A trick is to abuse a visual impact of a graph.
A company could cut salaries 30, then later augment them 30 and allege that has restored a yard. Huff Explains reason ossia in fact 9 yard of has paid! Ossia One of a lot of arms in a statisticulator arsenal.
Huff, Assisted for Geis is amusing and developing illustrations, teaches that for prpers defend of statistical abuse, to aim that some tricks are done.
4 / 5
This short test is really interesting, although it trusts much more in uses that marks human of statistics that in statisticians he. You can deceive people to present statistical data for mainly two methods: any representative sample and inaccurate calculations, and both are enough, but a lot deeply, examined inside a text. Calm easily can @of which a book has been written in 1954 (half done the century!), But it is still the pertinent to almost absolute beginners in of the statistics.
4 / 5
If you are the visual person -the one who prefers graphic and maps to text- and has taken any course of statistician in your whole life, this book is the perfect access partorisca you. If you are the very polite statistician , but does not know like this partorisca apply your tricks in ad or publishing industry, a do one partorisca you, also. Finally, if you are graphic designer doing partorisca one of some magazines or creating maps partorisca corporate reports, also can have the plot of fun for just that @gives that now the plot of people knows in your tricks. Although a book is written more than fact 50 years, is still very current, because of a concept is aiming: the people still are trying believes in of the things that there is not to use elegant maps and unrealistically numbers attack.
4 / 5
I recently reread this book and am still enthralled. Huff Desires to arm a reader with enough of knowledge to something inappropriate statistician. Still although this book is almost the averages the old decade, is like this timely today like this never. And it is amusing to see place to the costs of some means of a last century. Any the one who desires to comprise of the world-wide around the his, and expect that ossia everything of us, would have to read this book. It is the classical.
4 / 5
This book is one drives excellent to the that the statistics is manipulated and misused. Speaking like the professional statistician recommends it highly. A lot readable and entertaining, a book spends for some the basic ways in the statistical are misrepresented, and like the little common sense can (a lot often) develop when the extravagant claims are has done. These books is the pocolos dated now ( was written in 1954) but a lot of lovely reading - a statistics of ways are manipulated has not changed many. This rids is not the textbook of statistics and is not aimed in university students. Enough, it is aimed in students of institute and members of some general audiences that want to be in his guard against when be manipulated of advertising and "studios". A last chapter ("To the equal that to speak behind to the Statistic") it have to that be reading required for any the one who law the newspaper or an ad. More than anything more, this pound teaches like this to apply the little common sense to try wild statistical claims.
4 / 5
Like this To the lie with Statistics is the fun and informative look in one was in that statistics tries decieve an audience with misleading statistical. Each chapter contains abundance of real-world-wide examles this resupplies excellent idea to some concepts. A book is the quickly read (only 142 pages) and resists the attention of a reader; both are necessities for an educational work. As To the lie with Statistics is perfect for a student of statistician of the start or any any one learns like this can be decieved by means of a manipulation of numbers. A level to read and the mathematics this more appropriate for institute or university students that for the youngest students. Using three randomly has has selected paragraphs, of the bad Flesch-Kincaid the level of note was 10.4; for this this book is excellent for sophomores or advanced freshman. Although a writing is the little dated (1954), is still clear and highly pertinent. In general, ossia the highly recommended and interesting read.
4 / 5
Is in the first place result familiarised with this book when I have done for a Government of EUA. They were 'hot and heavy', that tries present statistician in 'built a quality to our products' in place of 'that look for to inspect quality to some products'. A question?- Any of some supervisors or the management have known really anything in statistics, neither. With which have quoted this reserves the pair of time resembles 'disappear' of our Technical Library. I did not see it again for almost twenty years and then other ten years are spent before I have seen announces on . Graphs, Especially these truncated and aiming so only a cup that is charted- as the transmission of 95 to 98 can look like this almost bending it at the beginning looked. A saying has had was- "Figgers any lie- but the liars can figger!" Calm also can learn in statistics and phony maps, or perhaps really learn like this to interpret a data has presented. Some numbers the still work but a book does not resemble has been updated on some years; some examples of annual shows, etc. especially look wildly low and unless I can relate to them take was some of a relevance to todays economy. @Give ossia the bit of the classical, this in spite of, and can have some entertainment with him!
5 / 5
Has 2 reasons because ossia one of some better books to date:
1. It is an easy bed: the Minimum pages have flowed with the examples of common sense resupply a reader with information immediately. This helps a reader to examine any statistic or map, to all the cost a source, and determine is attentive.
2. Teaches You He " it sees By means of a Fluff"!: Some oppositions to reserve statistical maps/published to ask pertinent and, again, questions of common sense, which are not considered.
After reading this book, I never looked in the statistic or map a same way again.
5 / 5
In spite of a fact that this book is a lot on 30 years, is still a lot in aim. Some data of examples is quell'has bitten dated, but still do the good work in illustrating a principle.
Very precise the fund in any one classifies statistical to comprise and appreciate some lessons in this book.
5 / 5
Has had to that read this book for my institute AP class of statistics. Have enjoyed for real read this book. My dad has had to that read one same while it was in university fact 30 years. We were able to speak a book. Huff Was a lot of insightful but humorous a same time. This book helped to learn that it goes the statistics and a way that use his data this in spite of want to. It was the fun way to learn a lot so only in mathematicians but in a way that the people use that mathematical. Interest that included although a book has been written on done 50 years that his still has done examples and could relate to the things have said. It recommends it to any one levels of institute or on especially plans on taking or using statistical in your life.
5 / 5
This small volume contains the wealth of information that each member of our information-the society has oriented would owe that comprise. A better defence against when being lied to of the this to comprise exactly which has been said. Huff Resupplies this information in simple English.
5 / 5
The one who would have said concealed and the old book like this still would be that interesting? In fact.. Ossia Like surprised to join me more.. The simple and valid is some ideas have expressed in this small book. Highly recommended.
If so only was written in a Excel and Powerpoint time.... Cela Would do it the fantastic book!

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5 / 5
I have been long the defender of Hans Rosling, never of then in the first place conscious result of him by means of his now famous Ted habladuras.

This book is like this the description and reaffirming of some of a statistics that quotes in these habladuras, but much more importantly directs a fact that the things are simply a lot like this bad to the equal that look.

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1 / 5
Very dangerously misleading book. Although a present author of the credible facts, manipulates these facts partorisca do his credible point of view for like this, a book resupplies the complete error of some facts has presented. There is also the illogical conclusions have presented like this done to further question a credibility of authors. The people would owe that think twice roughly that dipped any value in any reserves global conclusions.
5 / 5
This book would owe that be reading required in a start of a new year. If you are hooked to the informative moulds/the program would owe that be reading has required. An author has complete the world-wide view questionaire ( has taken so only 2 corrected which is very normal in this does not mean one is stupid at all) which is the opener of real eye . This book is by train partorisca do me give the one who the load of sakes is fed and that believes partorisca be true. Never import all an atrocity of Triumph. These points of book was material ossia worse way but in the good way. Tip that a world is not a horrible place, dangerous that that is to say that is. It is the world-wide this is improving... I have said yes better. If you are the father , read this. Of the one little peace partorisca yours girls partorisca grow. They are the senior and are not like this fearful anymore that thinks that all the classes of horrible things go partorisca spend morning. It is so only very true. The humanity is doing so many positive transmissions in a right direction. And all those use partorisca aim this is to base in truth, in of the real facts, any fact chooses so only but some real all included numbers. It is so only wonderful. I see a world-wide differently. A the simple example is that a tax of murder in some the EUA is not in an increase, his in the the decrease. It goes partorisca take this book and feel better. The stop that is fearful partorisca a future. His value a bed.
5 / 5
You recommend that they chair USA Donald Surpasses read this book partorisca think more clearly in that says, but does not have any a lot of hope in that. A book Factfulness for Hans Rosling and two another does the wonderful work in resupplying 10 easy principles partorisca use to apply the critic has thought, a zone of crude that otherwise has results too dark and academician partorisca be useful. A narrative in a book of Rosling the extension of personal experience any only help partorisca explain the one who Rosling half but adds the discharge partorisca involve a reader more fully in a material. I will dip this book like recommended reading partorisca some byline of university courses.
5 / 5
Going An excellent work that underlines very so only that bad is our perceptions of a state of a world, but identifying some cognitive sprains that favours to these errors. Then it suggests like this it can win each sprain partorisca think more clearly and independently.

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5 / 5
It have seen one of some authors ted habladuras, and when being the defender of science of data, really take my attention. Reading a book literally could listen in my boss. Averting partorisca read a book with the best comprising of some facts have related to the number of subjects that is always in an informative, and with a neighbour improved of mental tools partorisca sympathetic things critically that goes forward, thinks a paste of author a mark. One of some better things has read all the year.
5 / 5
This book has been mine recommended for the consultor financial, promoting me partorisca look in a picture a big plus in a world. Our knowledge limited and the fears and the worries distort the plot of our perception of a world. This book, based in years partorisca amass official die on all the row of subjects, tip the world where in any last few decades so only the amazing progress has been done. He seldom done of the informative headlines, reasons is slow but real. There it has like this material interesting in here that the really will change a way thinks in the plot of things. A lot recommended.
5 / 5
Happy withthis book. Justo wbat has expected them. It maintains it simple, habladuras on some a lot of errors that has in a world. It dips things the perspective. A data is available with a differnet has has mentioned sources partorisca futher investigations, if you so much desire. I recommend to read it and develop your knowledge on some different countries.
5 / 5
I have enjoyed it read Factfulness immensely. A fast bed with maps while it impresses in a reader partorisca be skeptical and analytical roughly information and any partorisca dissolve to dread and anxiety. An author resupplies a lot of facts in pertinent global subjects. A book is like this of entity, will be partorisca purchase more copies as I am spent my copy to the grandson.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Has known two of Factfulness thirteen facts. A majority of a population has valued any better that me. Dr. Rosling The book has required to be writing, and now the cries were to be read reasons everything of has to that to us @give this society Is better was now that never first. We require to know some first facts of the policemen and the tests that affects a future is done for our leaders, scientists and legislators.
4 / 5
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5 / 5
Rosling Has been it TED the habladurías incidents in fact a lot of years and offers the explanation to convince here of the long ignorance of” a ‘first World of a “Rest”. It is also fascinating to learn more in this iconic author. Rosling Was the time taken on as it dip are near but he brilliantly and leaves a together of entity of messages. It was lost.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
This book asks to look in a world by means of facts and real statistician more than to trust “common sense”. Some authors will blow you was with that has thinks that has known roughly poverty, violence and a general state of a world-wide alive in.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
This data of uses of the book and pertinent histories partorisca shake our suppositions on some world-wide and significant tendencies. It resupplies tools, perspectives and mark it partorisca value an information eats. A book of the mate well would be a Black Swan .
4 / 5
Full of small facts that maintains conscious that is going in and maintaining things directly in some world-wide and as ours the perception of a world is misleading .
5 / 5
This book was a lot of informative, and insightful to Hans first experiences of life of the hand. Together with load of information of years partorisca research concealed has been presented in the sympathetic way very easy. This book was the refreshing pause of the current forms of means comunicacionales has presented daily the people on 'level 4'.
4 / 5
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4 / 5
This book destroys our perceptions in facts of entities in a state of a world. It have to that be reading has required no only in our institutions partorisca learn but also for any those who want to correct some sprains have projected of our predispositions and today political means and means of means comunicacionales.
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
Dr. Rosling Does a world-wide the better place, so only partorisca signal out of the pocolos unknown facts. I me question my knowledge of a world-wide and has opened my eyes to mine has has dated perceptions. An easy bed, Dr. Rosling felt of some difficult subjects and complexes. My copy is dog eared already.
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
After trying multiple time to use this book has to that say that it is not that useful. Multilevel The @@@Modeling is to complicate to take, and turning an explanatory model to a real analysis is the bridge key. Unfortunately, these looks to be where this book falls short. Continuous in and in principles that, calm once comprises them, tedious result to wade by means of. The time goes to a minutiae of has sawed-matrices of variance etc. Without explaining for which could use a vs. Another in any practical situations. Finally, when it spends for to actuate examples in SPSS pages to squander the pages with pictures of clicking in this key and ploughed it that paper, etc. Again, calm once knows to like some works of procedure, wasteful concealed of results. Instead, it would be useful to comprise REASON some clicks in the sure key but entirely ignores 70 of some options. I think it that it could be it better to read the book on theory, as those often dipped inside this book, and then learn a version of syntax of SPSS to treat some operations on some own.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 22 ratings
4 / 5
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4 / 5
Formed: Hardcover in this book, taking partorisca know Born Money and how is resulted the forecast superstar, also in a field of baseball, as in of the forecasts of election.
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Had a lot of noise in Been born the power of the money of 'forecast' in a sand of EUA political horse races. His own ardent order that hanged data and opinion partorisca form lovely probabilistic evaluations of the sports the politics has indicated was the signal . Grounded odds Commentary in the sea of superficial punditry and knee jerk has bet. A present of this a lot of writing, easy to follow the work is adds to an education in a probabilistic character of probably everything.

Interviewing main lights in of the varied fields, a pause of book of climate to earthquakes to terrorism to phases. It draws of his own paper-counting all-nighters some early days of on-line poker to both chaos and theory of complexity to illustrate some lessons. All well. A limited 3 stars given here is so only of a point of view of the trader. This a zone takes quickie bytes of sound. He the pocolos aim valid in a force of a forecast of a Hypothesis of Effective Phase. A next impossibility of 'beating a phase' in a term along - a tangle of noise in a short term. Like this hedging his bet, alludes parenthetically that spends of the inefficiencies' Is likely to be profitably has exploded. He gestures one especially dismissive sneer the 'chartists', quips more confidently roughly deep of indication, and haste on partorisca change a subject.

To our loss. While there are authors those who have contributed with more than balance/of depth the probabilistic approximations the theory of phase and trading, so more can be done in this zone. The phases surely form one of some examples historically richer that noise versus signal. Of some functions of regime and skill, an interaction of myth and fact. A caldron of complexity that mark on the phase and cause of the prizes uited' the endlessly ebb and flows. The fundamental analysis is like this prone the 'cheats of forecast like another approximation. A wager for behind the P/And proportion or all some interpretations roughly 'the numbers', management, the products and the perspectives are often like this subjective, wild (or too late) like any 'chartist is' evaluation of a course the real prizes can be charting. That separates the signal of the participants of noise is more some skills a spend or no door to a data. As One answers to a phase is evolving reactions. Some calls go amiss a lot because forecast 'failed', involving the Holey ('if so only' a had foreseen a better future) Grail, but reason a call there is BANKED too much on forecast in a first place.

Touches of money in of the phases long enough to the signal was is one of these zones where the uncertainty always has to that be enormous. Those that do otherwise discover that really tays to Vega'. It likes to go peach, seriously, a task is partorisca take fish. Not BEING a fish. Nizza Has read. Another probabilists ameno the deepest idea the waters of phase. Fish on!
4 / 5
Insightful And fascinating - to good sure recommend for the people have interested in an idea for behind renderización probabilistic. Been born I money has the only perspective and accessible way partorisca achieve his audience.
5 / 5
Will listen the plot more in this book now that an author is resulting famous partorisca his attentive forecast of an election of EUA.

A book done the chance partorisca oblige for reason all require partorisca learn more in statistical partorisca better comprise a world, and also the helps learn at least a basics that precise knows.

One first half explains reason often do deceive enormous in our reasoning because we see models that is not there - an apparent signal which is really an accident of a noise (does not have any man in a moon - only interprets riada and plains of random craters that way). He the chance partorisca convince reason requires partorisca read on.

Once has to that comprise the so many errors, I presents to a way was: Bayesian statistician.

Had tried before partorisca take an idea for behind statistical Bayesian but until I have read this, has not done like this well reason do not have a time to spare partorisca learn another stirs whole of mathematics. Partorisca Use a lot of real world-wide examples of sports and game, directs no-for-no, without equations, partorisca comprise some basic principles and gave a capacity to see where could have gone bad. You could require some more books before you can do a calm mathematics partorisca come up with a class of exceptional bets Been born the money has done, as I say like this was able to beat a odds in betting in the thorough baseball an use of statistical reasoning, but at least will know where you and another is by train of gone wrong and have some idea on like this partorisca begin in of the better responses.

A title of this description is based in my sad realisation that one classifies people that loves some pocolas answered simple that the shows of the money is not there is not a class of people those who has read this type partorisca reserve where the better responses are partorisca be found. A Canadian government famously alleges ' does not govern in a base of statistics.'. This book explains reason ossia a main base on which would have to that govern.

Has the few claims in one reserve which think is bad. Occasionally it roams it go the philosophical musings - for example that alleges that Bayes the theorem somehow tip that Bayes the theorem will result more has accepted amply. No, he no, if so only reason has a lot of people like these mentioned on those who any he still annoying partorisca try to learn. This in spite of, a book certainly contains quite a lot of evidence that would be better was result one bases besides decisions and quite a lot of explanation that will be you much wiser in your decisions when you have finalised.

Strongly recommended.
4 / 5
Held with which have read the pocolos capitulate. I force partorisca finalise some chapters of rest, and now does not agree the thing of this book.
4 / 5
Save a time. One takes-message of the house of a book is hopefully obvious material: (1) it gathers information of the multiple independent sources when possible, (2) be sincere in your uncertainty, (3) forecasts of mark and try that a lot they , (4) be skeptical of your data and your model, (5) updates your faiths in a face of new evidence, (6) does not confuse forecast/forecasting with postdiction/retrodiction. It say of another way,, use the Bayesian approximation the forecast.

Honradamente, there has no the plot of useful content has related to the @@subject supposed of a book partorisca extract signal of noise. Instead we take unnecessarily in-of the discussions of depths of poker, failures, and baseball, and the description of Bayesian statistics that it is too imprecise and no-technical to in fact be applied in a real world.

While some the diverse subjects have covered generally is that it interests, there is the substantial quantity of noise in this book. Law more as it stirs it of random subjects an author has wished to speak roughly, with an occasional reference the overfitting or the memory partorisca use the Bayesian statistics launched in so that it was related a bit to that is purportedly a centrical thesis of a book.

This book was a lot of-hyped when type, but certainly no alive until this hype. I am struggling partorisca think those who in fact would find this informative and useful book like opposed to simply in interesting. (Like an aside, many some figures are downright terrible. Using eight maps of cake in place of the map partorisca line partorisca represent transmission in the alone variable over time is legitimately one of some exposures of the worse data has not seen never.)

Personally, would not dip this like the big priority on any one is reading ready.
5 / 5
Note: A description that follows is of a Paperback Edition

This book was first published in 2012, the time when Big Die (or yes prefer, big data) so only has begun partorisca receive an attention deserves like the better way to use analytics inner and besides a business world.

Some years that follow-ups, so that Born notes of Money in a Preface to a paperback edition, a perception that the statistical is soothsayers has looked for to be an exaggeration, in better, and the dangerous supposition, in worse. This new edition soyakes some recommendations but is philosophical like this like this technical. Once we are taking a big material a lot of -- coming to the best [i.et. More attentive and more than confidence] comprising of probability and uncertainty; learning partorisca recognise our sprains; that appreciates a value of diversity, stimulating, and experimentation -- will have a luxury partorisca concern on some signals some plus end of technician.'

In an Introduction to a First Edition, the commentaries of money, ' there is a thing that defines American -- a thing that I we exceptional -- is our faith in Cassius' thought that is controls own fates.' In this chance, the money informs to the passage in the game of Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, when Cassius commentaries:

soyen sometime is master of his fates.
A failure, Gross beloved, is not in our stars,
But in knots, that is underlings.'
(Law 1, Scene 2, Lines 146-148)

Cassius' to the assertion has serious implications and of the significant consequences. It is directly appropriate to the theory appointed with which Thomas Reverend Bayes (1701–1761), the one who in the first place resupplied an equation that leaves new evidence partorisca update faiths in touching A Test partorisca solve the Question in a Doctrine of Casualidad (1763). Money: 'Bayes' the theorem is nominally the mathematical formula. But it is really much more it concealed it. It involves that we have to that think differently in our ideas [forecasts, for example] -- and like partorisca try them. We owe that result more comfortable with probabilities and uncertainty. We owe that think more attentively on some suppositions and of the faiths that spends to the question.'

I money quotes another passage in Julius Caesar when Cicero has warned Caesar: soyen can construe things, after his Clean / fashion of a purpose of things they.' According to Money, the man perceives information selectively, subjectively, 'and without a lot of self-consideration partorisca some sprains these causes. We think that that we love information when we love knowledge.' Volume 'master' partorisca have the double meaning: both lack and desire. The continuous money in partorisca suggest, 'the signal is a truth . A noise is that I distract of a truth. Ossia The book in a signal and one can direct in these signals that advance our favourite theory in a world, or could involve the result it optimistic plus. Or we can simply home in a some this access with bureaucratic protocol, like a doctrine that the sabotage more than an attack of air was a more likely threat to Pearl Port.'

While an unprecedented disaster arrives, can have doubt that is controls of our fate. Been born I money offers this memory: 'Except our sprain is partorisca think is better in the forecast that in the really is. Some premiers twelve months of a new millenium have been rough, with a unpredicted disaster with which another. It can arise of some ashes of these beaten but any bent, the little more modest in ours forecasting capacity, and the little less likely to repeat our deceptions.'

Perhaps but the doubt. The recent evidence suggests otherwise.
5 / 5
This book was first published in 2012, the time when Big Die (or yes prefer, big data) so only has begun partorisca receive an attention deserves like the better way to use analytics inner and besides a business world. A point key is that the big data also would owe that be given right and in sufficient quantity. I recently king-read a book, in his paperbound edition. Thde The quality and the value of his ideas has on resisted extraordinarily well.

Some years that the publication followed of a first edition, so that Born notes of Money in a new Preface, a perception that the statistical is soothsayers has been tried partorisca be an exaggeration, in better, and the dangerous supposition, in worse. This new edition soyakes some recommendations but is philosophical like this like this technical. Once we are taking a big material a lot of -- coming to the best [i.et. More attentive and more than confidence] comprising of probability and uncertainty; learning partorisca recognise our sprains; that appreciates a value of diversity, stimulating, and experimentation -- will have a luxury partorisca concern on some signals some plus end of technician.'

In an Introduction to a First Edition, the commentaries of money, ' there is a thing that defines American -- a thing that I we exceptional -- is our faith in Cassius' thought that is controls own fates.' In t his chance, the money informs to the passage in the game of Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, when Cassius commentaries:

soyen sometime is master of his fates.
A failure, Gross beloved, is not in our stars,
But in knots, that is underlings.'
(Law 1, Scene 2, Lines 146-148)

Cassius' to the assertion has serious implications and of the significant consequences. It is directly appropriate to the theory appointed with which Thomas Reverend Bayes (1701–1761), the one who in the first place resupplied an equation that leaves new evidence partorisca update faiths in touching A Test partorisca solve the Question in a Doctrine of Casualidad (1763). Money: 'Bayes' the theorem is nominally the mathematical formula. But it is really much more it concealed it. It involves that we have to that think differently in our ideas [forecasts, for example] -- and like partorisca try them. We owe that result more comfortable with probabilities and uncertainty. We owe that think more attentively on some suppositions and of the faiths that spends to the question.'

I money quotes another passage in Julius Caesar when Cicero has warned Caesar: soyen can construe things, after his Clean / fashion of a purpose of things they.' According to Money, the man perceives information selectively, subjectively, 'and without a lot of self-consideration partorisca some sprains these causes. We think that that we love information when we love knowledge.' Volume 'master' partorisca have the double meaning: lack and desire. The continuous money in partorisca suggest, 'the signal is a truth . A noise is that I distract of a truth. Ossia The book in a signal and one can direct in these signals that advance our favourite theory in a world, or could involve the result it optimistic plus. Or we can simply home in a some this access with bureaucratic protocol, like a doctrine that the sabotage more than an attack of air was a more likely threat to Pearl Port.'

In his description of a book partorisca A New Yorker (January 25, 2013), Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis remarcen: eswitching to the Bayesian method partorisca value the statistics will not fix some fundamental issues; the cleaner on the science requires transmissions to a way in that researches scientist is done and marked, any so only the new formula.' That is, requires partorisca think roughly to the equal that thinks so that we can do better decisions.

Think, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman explain like an easy question ('As coherent is a narrative of the situation dates?') It is substituted often partorisca the difficult plus a ('As this likely?'). And this, according to Kahneman, is a source of a lot of of some biases that infects ours has thought. Kahneman And Tversky System 1 jumps to an intuitive conclusion based in the “heuristic “ “ “” — an easy but imperfect way partorisca answer System and — hard questions 2 lazily lumbers with this answered heuristic without annoying to scrutinize is logical). And this, according to Kahneman, is a source of a lot of of some biases that infects ours has thought. System 1 jumps to an intuitive conclusion based in the “heuristic “ “ “” — an easy but imperfect way partorisca answer System and — hard questions 2 lazily lumbers with this answered heuristic without annoying to scrutinize is logical.

When An unprecedented disaster arrives, some people can feel at least some doubt that is controls of his fate. Been born I money offers this memory: 'Except our sprain is partorisca think is better in the forecast that in the really is. Some premiers twelve months of a new millenium have been rough, with a unpredicted disaster with which another. It can arise of some ashes of these beaten but any bent, the little more modest in ours forecasting capacity, and the little less likely to repeat our deceptions.'

One the Hebrew saying suggests that plans of man and then laughs of Goddess. An included could be has said forecasts of the man.
4 / 5
This book resupplies the plot of fascinating reasons why all is seldom how think that that it is. Been born The analysis of the each subject is extremely thorough to a point of repetition the time but does not take never on the boss of a reader with launched or inordinate details. His inferior line is to: be reasonably skeptical, validate that sees and improve with experience. Some applications are universal and is to add it read partorisca any in enough any field.
4 / 5
There is retarded to read this book, of looks far too popular and was suspicious that it was overrated. In this chance this in spite of, a hype is justified. This really is the very good book that takes to a nitty gritty of forecasts vs forecasts and the one who mark some better that another. It is really quite easy to read also, considering a subject @@@subject. This book is more in ideas that dipping them to practise, but one analyses here is quite his, and entertaining to kick.
5 / 5
In this intriguing book, an author speaks one doing of forecasts/of forecasts in the variety of different fields. It goes to the just quantity of details to consider some approximations used and a successful terracing and failure in the each chance. Some subjects have considered to comprise: a world-wide economic crisis, elections, sports, time forecasting, earthquakes, GDP, pandemics, failures, poker, stock market, transmission of climate and terrorism - each one that like this of these is relegated to his own chapter. A fascinating the chapter analyses Bayesian is has comprised also.

The fashion to write of an author is very friendly, chatty, authoritative and quite involving. Been due to of the this, and a fact that any calculation of mathematical/formulas are comprised in a main text (a formula is used in some of some tables in of the Bayesian analyses), this book would owe that be accessible to the wide readers. In my chance, has found that because of a variety adds subject, has had more affinities for some, p. p.ej., Time, earthquakes, pandemics, and much less of still another, p. p.ej., economic Crisis, GDP, stock market. Suspicion that a lot of readers can have his own preferences also.

Amply illustrated with several maps, plots, tables and other figures, this book, or in a much less parts of him, would have to appeal in any reader interested in a doing of forecasts.
4 / 5
Easy to read book in principles of basic logic, applied in the statistical way very obvious. Well lovely reading. I look for to inspire my students to think in this way: in my professional lifetime of 50 years, the medicine has moved of certainty and recognition of model to demand the Bayesian approximation to diagnostic and especially treatment.
5 / 5
There is not reading this closing but has has wanted to this and am pleased for the have in mine shelf.
5 / 5
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Doing the decisions have based in an evaluation of future results is the naturalidad and inescapable part of a human condition. In fact, so that Been born the points of Money was, 'the forecast is indispensable to our lives. Every time we choose the street to do, decides yes to go in the second date, or the money dipped averts for the rainy day, is doing the forecast roughly like a future will come from--and like our plans will affect a odds for the result favorecedor' (loc. 285). And on and on these private decisions, prognosticating fact, of course, bleed on to a realm audience; like this in fact whole industries to time forecasting, to the sports that bet, to financial investing is built in a premise that forecasts of the future results are not so only possible, but can be done of confidence. Like the points of Money was, this in spite of, has the wide discrepancy by means of industries and also among character regarding just as I attack these forecasts are. In his new book 'A Signal and a Noise: Reasons So many Forecasts was missing--but Some any' tentativas of Money to take to a fund of everything of this that does forecast to uncover that separates an attentive of a misguided.

Do like this, an author in the first place takes on the travesía by means of financial accidents, political elections, games of baseball, reports of time, earthquakes, epidemics of illness, bet of sports, chess parties, tables of poker, and some abonos ol' American economy, as we explore that it goes to the very done forecast and his opposite. A tone of teaching of this travesía is that the starts of wise forecasts of self-awareness, humilities, and attention to detail: lack of self-to causes of awareness to do forecasts that say that we would like them listen, more the one who that is true (or more probably a chance); the lack of humility I cause to feel surer of is warranted, in that head to rash decisions; and lack of attention to detail (jointly with self-do lacking sprain and rashness) directs to lose some variable tones that marks all a difference. The attention to detail is that requires to take a signal in a noise (the variable tone[s] in a sea of data and information that is integral to determine future results), but without self-awareness and humilities, any included is the casualidad.

While self-to the awareness requires to do a sincere evaluation of our particular sprains, to humility require to take the probabilistic approximation to our forecasts. Specifically, the consultor of money the Bayesian approximation. Bayes' The theorem has to that that when it comes to do the forecast, one the majority of careful way to come from is the in the first place come up with an initial probability of the particular chance that arrives (more than the black and white forecast of a form ‘ creates x will arrive'). After, constantly we owe that regulate this initial probability like some filters of new information in.

A level of certainty that can in ours estimativa initial of a probability of the particular chance (and a terracing to the like pode with accuracy refine the emotional attacker) is limited by a complexity of a field in that is doing our forecast, and also a quantity and quality of an information that has accesses to. For chances, in to the the field likes him the baseball, where wins and the losses mostly touches to lose to two variables (to skill of a pitchers, and a skill of a hitters), and where has an enormous wealth of precise data, the forecast is relatively sincere (but still very easy). In another hand, in the dynamic field like an American economy, where some results are influenced for an enormous number of variables, and where some interactions among these variables can result incredibly complex (because of things like positive and negative feedback), the result of probability to whole plot more difficult that nail down precisely (although often they remain possible in the generals and/or long stairs-of term).

Is also of entity to recognise that while the additional information any one can help any @@subject that the field is trying to do our forecast in, has to be careful any to think that the information can be in his own. In fact, additional information (when it is not fulfilled with insightful analysis) often at all more than drawing our attention out of some variable tones that for real do the difference. It say of another way,, creates more noise, which can do it more difficult that identify a signal. It is for this reason that predictive models that confidences the statistics and the statistics so only am often very very effective (although often they help the seasoned expert those who is able to apply insightful analysis to them).

In a final phase of a Money of book explores that some lessons that dips was applied can be the such subjects like global heating, terrorism and bubbles in of the financial phases. Unfortunately, each one that like this of these fields is to the noisiest plot that a lot would like to think (like this doing them very difficult to predict precisely). In spite of, some oppositions of author, inside the each one there is sure signals that it can help mark the better forecasts that considers them, and that would owe that help do a world-wide the sure plus and more livable place.

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5 / 5
Has loved this book - was my prime minister to prepare for the life in ML and automatic forecasting. A++
4 / 5
the book of the money resupplies utmost examples in of the real-world-wide statistical models (or lack of the same), and that often is not like this simple (or comfortable) to the equal that look. The subjects comprise poker, baseball, elections, terrorism, global heating, failures, hurricanes, and earthquakes, but some the underlying ideas are covered in a bit older (and quite-known) to the literature likes Taleb is 'Of A Black Swan'.
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