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Conclusion This book is so so interesting.
The first would have been to choose some limited number of mathematical techniques/ subspecialties and see how they were used to solve some practical problems.
Baker's groundbreaking book tells in layman terms how the "Numerati" mine our data to determine who we are and what we do with our lives.
Maybe it is too late to read this book and similarly the title Super Crunchers. Anyone looking at either title is already aware of all their basic assertions. Read morePublished 4 months ago by DaveHwriter
Stephen Baker's presents a vision for future trends that cannot be simply extrapolated from the past. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Michael G. Kurilla
For anyone who follows S&T news regularly there is nothing new in this book. Don't waste your time or money. Read morePublished 10 months ago by wonkifer
This book is amazing. I received it quickly and it was used but in great shape.
Would highly recommend if you want to be freaked out by numbers and data mining.
This is a fast moving subject and this book is becoming outdated. Still, I recommend all should read it as it discusses aspects of the subject not covered by other books on the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Guy Harrell
This book provided for me critical, foundational background knowledge as I researched for and wrote my book (on the topic of predictive analytics). Read morePublished 18 months ago by Eric Siegel
This book was recommended to me by a professor and I am anxious to read it. I haven't started it yet but was able to find it for a good price and it arrived shortly after... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kirby
Numerati is awesome, explain a lot about nowadays technology, and how companies research and develop tools to explorer number and social networks.Published 21 months ago by Ricardo Oliveira
A statement in the books sums it all up: "Those who master the numbers will make all the money". Its all in the numbers, and crunching them. Read morePublished 22 months ago by rpv