A tour of the stupidest, most self-defeating, self-blinding ways in which supposedly clever people use maths in everyday life
Paul Goodwin is an emeritus professor at the University of Bath, where he taught and researched statistics, forecasting and decision-making. He has written numerous articles and papers and several books, including, most recently, Forewarned: A Sceptic's Guide to Prediction.
Praise for Forewarned: A Sceptic's Guide to Prediction The book is
awash with entertaining examples of predictions that were
astoundingly accurate and others that were spectacularly wrong. *
Irish Times *
An exciting handbook to understand the world of numbers. * Hindu Business Line *