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The Signal and the Noise
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Nate Silver is a statistician and political forecaster at The New York Times who became a national sensation in the United States when his predictions during the 2008 presidential election trumped most mainstream polls. He is a contributor to The New York Times Magazine and has appeared as a commentator on CNN and MSNBC. He has spoken at TED and SXSW, and was named one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the world.

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Outstanding... I was hooked -- Tim Harford * Financial Times *
One of the more momentous books of the decade * The New York Times Book Review *
A lucid explanation of how to think probabilistically * Guardian *
The inhabitants of Westminster are speed-reading The Signal and the Noise... They will find the book remarkable and rewarding * Sunday Telegraph *
Is there anything now that Nate Silver could tell us that we wouldn't believe? * Jonathan Freedland *
Fascinating... our age's Brunel -- Bryan Appleyard * Sunday Times *
A surprisingly accessible peek into the world of mathematical probability -- Daily Telegraph
The Galileo of number crunchers * Independent *
A 34-year old Delphic Oracle * Daily Beast *

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