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Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers is the New Way to Be Smart

By: Ayres, Ian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL: 8/3/2013

Seller ID: 9780553384734

ISBN: 0553384732

Condition: USED


An international sensation--and still the talk of the relevant blogosphere--this "Wall Street Journal "and "New York Times "business bestseller examines the "power" in numbers. Today more than ever, number crunching affects your life in ways you might not even imagine. Intuition and experience are no longer enough to make the grade. In order to succeed--even survive--in our data-based world, you need to become statistically literate. Cutting-edge organizations are already crunching increasingly larger databases to find the unseen connections among seemingly unconnected things to predict hu... View more info

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Super Crunchers

By: Ayres, Ian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 5/7/2012

Seller ID: 9780553805406

ISBN: 0553805401

Condition: USED


Why would a casino try and stop you from losing? How can a mathematical formula find your future spouse? Would you know if a statistical analysis blackballed you from a job you wanted? Today, number crunching affects your life in ways you might never imagine. In this lively and groundbreaking new book, economist Ian Ayres shows how today's best and brightest organizations are analyzing massive databases at lightening speed to provide greater insights into human behavior. They are the Super Crunchers. From internet sites like Google and Amazon that know your tastes better than you do, to a ... View more info