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Somethign That Cannot Possibly Go Wrong – “The Signal and the Noise: The Art and Science of Prediction”, Nate Silver

November 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Prediction

“The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair,” wrote Douglas Adams in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series.

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