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A very readable review of the history of statistics and our failure to understand the role of randomness in events. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Dianne K. Patterson
A terrific walk through basic statistics, and how those pesky statistics keep showing up in our lives. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Runs With Scissors
Well written and engaging - a great explanation of randomness and probability to the lay reader.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Should be required reading in every middle school in America. We are animals who have only been doing evidence based logic and reason for a very short part of our existence. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Whaaat?
One funny anecdote in this book is about a man who won the Spanish national lottery with a ticket ending in the number "48". Read morePublished 1 month ago by Thomas Wikman
It's an interesting subject, and sometimes we don't believe that many things in life are random, but as it is shown in this book, most of it is, even if we call it something else.Published 2 months ago by Mario Streger
Good book overall, but it becomes a bit repetitive; as in all the chapters are framed the same way - scientific experiments, common events, connecting the two. Read morePublished 2 months ago by GMAN