New Podcast: A Discussion of ‘Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transfrom How We Live, Work, and Think’ by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier

On this episode, Cristina and I discuss the new book by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier called Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. Topic of Discussion: An explanation of big data, as well … Continue reading

#22. A Summary of ‘The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail–but Some Don’t’ by Nate Silver

    Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: THE TROUBLE WITH PREDICTIONS: WHY SO MANY PREDICTIONS FAIL (AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF THE ECONOMY) 1. The Trouble with Predicting the Economy 2. The Complicating Factors a. A Brief Digression … Continue reading